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Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero out of Liverpool game

  • Pep Guardiola confirms striker Sergio Aguero will not be fit to face Liverpool
  • The Argentina international has been out with a knee injury sustained last month 
  • Guardiola suggests Aguero may return in time to face Manchester United
  • Man City face Liverpool in their Champions League quarter-final on Wednesday

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has confirmed Sergio Aguero will miss their Champions League quarter-final first leg against Liverpool through injury.

The Argentina international has been sidelined since sustaining a knee injury during a training session at the beginning of last month and did not travel with the squad. 

Guardiola revealed: ‘Sergio is in Manchester. He was injured the last two weeks.’

But the Spanish head coach also suggested that Aguero could return in time to play in the potential title-winning Premier League clash against Manchester United on Saturday.

Asked whether Aguero will be back for the Etihad Stadium tie, he said: ‘We’ll see.’ 

More to follow… 

Pep Guardiola smiles as he talks to the press ahead of Manchester City’s game with Liverpool

Aguero looked in high spirits as he arrived at Manchester City's training centre on Monday

Aguero looked in high spirits as he arrived at Manchester City’s training centre on Monday

The Argentine has been sidelined since sustaining a knee injury in training last month

The Argentine has been sidelined since sustaining a knee injury in training last month

The head coach takes his side into a Champions League quarter-final first leg on Wednesday

The head coach takes his side into a Champions League quarter-final first leg on Wednesday

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