Guardiola reveals Aguero won’t start the Manchester derby

Thu 10 December 2020 | 5:50

After 10 minutes back from a long injury, Aguero scored in Manchester City’s 3-0 victory against Marseille. The Argentine had missed the beginning of the season due to a knee injury in the summer and a further hamstring setback.


was a 67th-minute substitute against


after he joined the first-team training earlier this month. He scored the


second goal in their 3-0 home Champions League victory against Marseille.

"His instinct to score will always be there," Guardiola said after the game. "He had three or four training sessions, his reaction was good. He played 25 minutes and scored a goal but it's step-by-step.

"The most important thing is his reaction tomorrow."



was asked if Aguero will start the Manchester derby, he denied the possibility.

Thanks to his goal,


is now level with PSG's


as the second-top South American goalscorer within the competition with 41 goals, behind Barcelona's

Lionel Messi

on 118.  

Citizens’ summer signing,

Ferran Torres

, started as the number 9 against


, and though he’s a winger, he showed a brilliant display against the French side and scored the opener. He has now scored 5 goals in his 6 matches for

Man City

, giving more options to the Spanish manager to put more pressure on


side who suffered an early Champions League exit against


on Tuesday.

"I'm really happy for the way we played in all the games without exception,"


added of the Champions League.

"We scored goals and we conceded few.

"Now it’s time to celebrate and tomorrow I am going to think about the Premier League and the derby. We have two days to think about it."


source: SportMob