Manchester City boss, Josep Guardiola has defended Sergio Aguero on the problem of his form, saying the Argentine services are need at the club to help contend for the Premier League in the 2020/21 campaign.
The 32- the year-old striker has been bedeviled by series of illnesses and injuries part of which he had a knee injury, later suffered a hamstring injury- most especially being a victim of the coronavirus which is prevalent in the English topflight.
Guardiola told journalists that Aguero has been struggling to keep fit to be paraded on the field of play for the club.
“The first three or four days he struggled, he felt so tired, but today he says he is feeling much better. Now is the time to test negative and when he can, come back here and see how he feels day by day.” The Spaniard commented on the situation report of the former Atletico Madrid player.
But the former Barcelona boss did not give any specific time frame at which Aguero will be back, but is very optimistic about his still. He emphasized the relevance of the City’s number in the club as he would render help in making sure they are potential winners of this season’s race for the English topflight crown.
“I cannot tell you when he will be back, but I am optimistic that he will give us, from February or March to the end of the season, some good months,” he said.
Guardiola lauded the striker’s dexterity in the round leather game, tagging him as on of the best strikers in football history
“Hopefully he can help us with the special quality he has. That’s why he is one of the best strikers ever – not just in England – of all time in football history.”
City will extend the six match unbeaten run when they face West Bromwich Albion later on Tuesday. They are ranked second on the Premeir League table behind Manchester United.