Sergio Aguero has successful knee operation in Barcelona


The Manchester City striker hopped off against Burnley on Monday and it is uncertain the length of time he will be out for.

Sergio Aguero has gone through knee surgical treatment in Barcelona, the Manchester City striker has exposed.

City’s record goalscorer hopped off after exacerbating an old problem during Monday’s Premier League defeat of Burnley.

The 32- year-old then took a trip to Spain for an evaluation with the prominent cosmetic surgeon Dr Ramon Cugat, who has dealt with a variety of City players in current years.

Todo salió bien y pronto comenzaré con la recuperación. Muchas gracias al Dr. Cugat y a su equipo y a todos por tanto apoyo// Whatever worked out, and I’ll soon startrecovery A big thanks to Dr Cugat and his team– and to all of you for your assistance cN3WF

— Sergio Kun Aguero (@aguerosergiokun) June 24, 2020

It was identified an operation was needed and this happened on Wednesday, with the striker later on exposing it had actually been successful.

In a Twitter post along with an image of himself in a healthcare facility bed, Aguero tweeted: “Everything went well, and I’ll soon begin recovery. A big thanks to Dr Cugat and his team – and to all of you for your support.”

Manager Pep Guardiola, who spoke earlier in the day in an online interview to preview Thursday’s game against Chelsea, had actually stated it was prematurely to put a timescale on Aguero’s return.

Guardiola states Aguero to go through knee surgical treatment in Barcelona tomorrow #MCFC

— Andy Hampson (@andyhampson) June 24, 2020

“Once he finishes the surgery maybe we’ll know exactly the time when Sergio can come back to join us and play again,” stated Guardiola, who at first recommended the operation would occur on Thursday.

The player has not yet been eliminated for the resumption of the Champions League in August. City lead Real Madrid 2-1 after the first leg of their last-16 tie.

Guardiola stated: “I don’t know right now. Tomorrow after surgery we’ll know exactly what the doctor sees and exactly what he has done. He will tell us more about the time to come back.”

Aguero’s lack will imply more chances for Brazil forward Gabriel Jesus and Guardiola is positive he likewise has other choices for the rest of thecampaign Remarkably, they consist of midfielder Ilkay Gundogan.

Guardiola counts midfielder Ilkay Gundogan amongst his striking choices (Mike Egerton/PA)

City have 8 Premier League games to play and likewise deal with Newcastle in the FA Cup quarter- finals on Sunday.

Guardiola stated: “We do not have any doubts about Gabriel. The only doubt we have is since not one single player, with this preparation we have actually had, can play every 3 days.

“We have Gabriel but we have Raheem (Sterling) who can play in this position, even (Ilkay) Gundogan and Bernardo (Silva) can play in this position – not like a ‘striker’ striker but we can use them.”

City’s hopes of keeping their title are all however mathematically over and Guardiola confesses protecting FA Cup splendor for a second succeeding year is handling higher value.

Guardiola directed City to FA Cup success in 2015 (Mike Egerton/PA)

He stated: “We can’t deny that we have one eye on the Newcastle game. Chelsea and Liverpool are prestigious and important games but our game against Newcastle is a final for us.”

Liverpool, who are set to alleviate City of the Premier League crown, are due at the Etihad Arena next Thursday. A final decision, nevertheless, on whether that game may be required to a neutral venue is still to be made.

Guardiola stated: “We will follow the instructions of the Premier League. All the protocols the Premier League have said, we’re going to do.”

Guardiola added that defender John Stones and goalkeeper Claudio Bravo were both back in training after injuries. He likewise stated conversations over Bravo’s future– the Chilean’s contract ends this summer– will occur in the “next days”.

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