Pep Guardiola says Manchester Metropolis is not going to rush Sergio Aguero again into motion after his latest damage troubles.
Metropolis’s report goalscorer was an unused substitute in Saturday’s Premier League defeat at Tottenham as he nears a return from his newest damage downside.
The 32-year-old missed the tip of final season and the beginning of the present marketing campaign after present process knee surgical procedure in June. He has since had one other lay-off after struggling a hamstring damage final month.
Guardiola mentioned: “We wish him to come back again to coaching once more so he can get better a superb feeling in knee, that is crucial factor.
“We look ahead to him and take it one step at a time. We’ve got many, many video games to play this season and we’ll want him. What we wish is him to get better in his greatest situation.”
Metropolis journey to Greece on Tuesday forward of their Champions League Group C match at Olympiacos on Wednesday. After profitable their opening three matches within the competitors this time period, victory would safe their place within the final 16.
Profitable would additionally elevate the membership after a irritating begin within the Premier League wherein they’ve dropped factors in 5 of their eight video games.
Qualification vital for Guardiola
Guardiola mentioned: “After all it’s vital. It’s vital for the qualification, it’s vital to get better our emotions. They aren’t dangerous, however to have the ability to win video games is vital after all.
“We will (depart) this competitors till February, concentrate on different competitions, particularly the Premier League.
“However on the similar time we all know how tough it’s and, even when we’re capable of get outcomes, we nonetheless need to journey to Portugal and obtain Marseille right here.
“One step at a time. We’ll attempt to get by means of (Wednesday) to qualify and on the similar time, get better, come again with good emotions that we will create possibilities and rating objectives.”
Captain Fernandinho has recovered from gastroenteritis and will function whereas left-back Benjamin Mendy can be again in competition after damage. Defender Nathan Ake remains to be out with a thigh downside however is anticipated to return to coaching on Friday.
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