Barcelona defender Pique to rest for four weeks

IANS| Last Updated: Apr 02, 2014, 09:55 AM IST

Madrid: Barcelona defender Gerard Pique will rest for four weeks after picking up a hairline fracture of his right hip, the Spanish club has said.

Pique fell hard on his right side in an effort to head a long ball in Tuesday`s 1-1 Champions League quarterfinal draw against Atletico Madrid, reports Xinhua.

The injury will force him out of the April 9 return leg at Atletico.