The newly appointed manager provided an update on the Argentine's recovery after his side's victory over Espanyol.
with a 1-0 result in Xavi Hernandez's Barca managerial debut at Camp Nou. The Blaugrana played without the services of several of their key players but managed to edge out their opponents in a tense Catalan derby.
In recent days rumours around Sergio Aguero's potential retirement due to acardiac issue
have been intensified. Several reports claimed the striker is set to announce his retirement in the coming days, but Xavi dismissed the reports in a post-match interview.
"I do not know anything, I spoke with him the other day and what has come out is not true,"
the Spaniard said.
"We do not have this information, I do not know where it comes from.
"He is calm. I told him to come when he is well. It is a medical issue. We have to wait and find out."
Aguero's former teammate Samir Nasri had confirmed the news of the Argentine's retirement before the match.
"He just sent me a message and unfortunately it is confirmed,"
"I am very sorry because besides having been the player that everyone knows, he is a very good guy, a very good person. It is not a choice, it is unfortunately forced. I know the love he has for this sport, so I really feel sorry."
Barcelona are reportedly looking to find a replacement for Aguero in the winter transfer window. The Catalans are heavilylinked
with a move for Karim Adeyemi, but their unstable financial situation might complicate the negotiations.
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