Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Argentina Boss Will Not Risk Aguero in Friendly

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Argentina Boss Will Not Risk Aguero in Friendly

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SERGIO Aguero will not travel with the Argentina squad for their friendly with Spain tomorrow.

The City striker has not played since suffering a knee injury in training before the Premier League game with Stoke earlier this month and was expected to be out for around two weeks.

However, he was still called up by his national team and Argentina's coach raised the possibility of using the striker for their second game, which will be more than a fortnight since he picked up the problem.

"It's going to be hard for Aguero to be fit for the match against Spain but we'll try. It's worth the effort," said Jorge Sampoli.

They have decided against risking him, though, leaving the City frontman at the Etihad for another week to finish his recovery. …

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