Argentina have confirmed that striker Sergio Aguero damaged his left hamstring in the 2-0 World Cup qualifying defeat to Ecuador on Thursday. Aeroberry reports.
The diminutive attacker was replaced by Carlos Tevez just 22 minutes into the game after pulling his hamstring when he chased down Gabriel Achilier in the final third.
Head coach of the Argentina National team, Gerardo Martino, subsequently revealed that Manchester City’s boss Manuel Pellegrini, had concerns about Aguero’s fitness before the match.
“It’s true that Aguero was carrying a problem,” he said. “Pellegrini took him off after 60, 65 minutes in his last game [against Newcastle United].
Sergio Aguero is now definitely out of the next game against Paraguay and a huge doubt for his club’s clash with AFC Bournemouth next Saturday.
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