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‘Aguero will play because he deserves it’ – Pep Guardiola

Monday22 February 2021 | 8:49
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The Argentinean striker did not come off the bench for Manchester City during a 1-0 victory over Arsenal but Guardiola ensures he will get game time soon.

Guardiola

is eager to have

Sergio Aguero

back in starting line-up but lingering doubts about his fitness after a year out of the game are keeping him from being risked.

Aguero missed the start of the season following knee surgery in the summer.

He suffered a hamstring setback after his return in October, which forced him out for another month.

Against

Arsenal

, he was available. However, he did not get on to the pitch. That also happened in their last two games against

Everton

and

Tottenham

but

Manchester City

manager insists his time will come.

“I'm looking forward to putting him in the side,”

Guardiola said after the win at the Emirates

. “We cannot forget that he was a long time injured and you only get rhythm when you play minutes.

“As soon as I can he will play because he deserves it and I want it. I want to say for him to keep working hard because his time is coming.

“He’s played few minutes this season and last season he was injured. I want to be sure, for him, for us so as soon as I can see he will play.”


source: SportMob
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