Sergio Aguero Won’t Be Rushed Back, Says Manchester City Boss Pep Guardiola | Football NewsNovember 24, 2020
Sergio Aguero had a knee surgical procedure in June this 12 months.© AFP
Manchester City supervisor Pep Guardiola says he won’t rush Sergio Aguero again into motion regardless of his facet’s lack of targets in the Premier League. City’s file goalscorer was an unused substitute in Saturday’s 2-Zero defeat at Tottenham as he nears a return from his newest harm downside. The 32-year-old Argentine missed the tip of final season and the beginning of the present marketing campaign after present process knee surgical procedure in June. He has since had one other lay-off after struggling a hamstring harm final month.
City have scored simply 10 targets in eight top-flight matches this season, although their strike file in Europe is extra spectacular, with 9 targets of their three video games.
“We want him to come back to training again so he can recover a good feeling in his knee, this is the most important thing,” Guardiola mentioned on Tuesday.
“We wait for him and take it one step at a time. We have many, many games to play this season and we’ll need him. What we want is him to recover in his best condition.”
City journey to Greece on Tuesday forward of their Champions League Group C match at Olympiakos on Wednesday.
After profitable their opening three matches, victory would safe their place within the final 16, leaving them free to concentrate on bettering their Premier League type.
City have dropped factors in 5 of their eight video games to this point and are languishing within the backside half of the desk, eight factors behind leaders Tottenham.
“One step at a time,” mentioned Guardiola, who final week prolonged his contract till 2023.
“We’ll try to get through (Wednesday) to qualify and at the same time recover, come back with good feelings that we can create chances and score goals.”
Captain Fernandinho has recovered from gastroenteritis and will function whereas left-back Benjamin Mendy can be again in competition after harm.
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