Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

World Cup May Shape Aguero's Decision on Future

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

World Cup May Shape Aguero's Decision on Future

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SERGIO Aguero's City future could be determined by his international ambitions ahead of next year's World Cup.

The 28-year-old will need to be convinced his position in the Argentina team will not be jeopardised by a lack of playing time under Pep Guardiola. He is set for talks with City's hierarchy at the end of the season when he will seek clarification over his future, following the arrival of Gabriel Jesus.

If Aguero does not receive the assurances he is looking for, City face the prospect of losing their leading scorer and long-time talisman.

2018 could be his last chance to play at a World Cup - and he already faces competition from Juventus' Gonzalo Higuain for a starting role.

Guardiola - who is hoping to sign Alexis Sanchez in a Pounds 50m deal from Arsenal this summer - will tell Aguero that can lead him to new heights if he stays at the Etihad. …

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