Aguero faces race to be fit for World Cup as knee surgery appears to end his season

Sergio Aguero
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Manchester Metropolis and Argentina striker Sergio Aguero has undergone minor knee surgery and can seemingly wrestle to return in time for any of his aspect’s remaining 5 matches of the season.

Aguero has scored 30 occasions in all competitions for newly topped Premier League champions Metropolis regardless of lately spending a month on the sidelines with a knee drawback.

He returned to motion as a substitute within the derby defeat to Manchester United on April 7, and was on the receiving end of a robust problem within the penalty space from Ashley Younger that went unpunished by referee Martin Atkinson.

Aguero made one other temporary cameo look throughout Metropolis’s useless try at a Champions League comeback towards Liverpool final week, however supervisor Pep Guardiola dominated the 29-yr-previous out of Saturday’s three-1 win over Tottenham, citing Younger’s problem as the reason for the damage.

With the highest-flight title now safe, he seems set for one other interval of rehabilitation. 

“Recovering from an arthroscopy on my knee,” Aguero tweeted.

“Absolutely motivated to get again quickly to the sector.”

Preliminary reviews recommend that Aguero might be sidelined for up to a month, which might deliver his 2017-18 home marketing campaign to an in depth.

Metropolis have wrapped up the Premier League title with 5 video games to spare and haven’t any want for Aguero to help their efforts from this level.

He’ll, nevertheless, be pressured to sit out conferences with Swansea, West Ham, Huddersfield, Brighton and Southampton if his marketing campaign has come to an in depth.

Returning to full health in time for this summer time’s World Cup will now be Aguero’s principal concern, with the showpiece occasion in Russia now simply two months away.

Argentina’s first match of the event is towards Iceland on June sixteen.

Aguero’s father, Leonel Del Castillo, affirmed that his World Cup hopes have been undented. 

“Kun is doing simply superb, he underwent a cleansing on his knee,” he defined to Radio La Purple, including that Aguero ought to be again in coaching “inside 20 days”. 

“His cartilage is ok, he was operated on to make it to the World Cup in fine condition and with out ache.”