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Richard Jolly profile picture Posted by Richard Jolly
Dec 14, 2013

City braced for Aguero injury absence

Manchester City are likely to be without Sergio Aguero for the Christmas and New Year period after their top scorer suffered a calf injury in Saturday’s 6-3 win over Arsenal.

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Manager Manuel Pellegrini, whose side are preparing for a run of six games in three weeks, is waiting to discover the full extent of the Argentine’s setback.

Aguero opened the scoring against Premier League leaders Arsenal with his 18th goal in his last 16 club games but went off in the 50th minute.

And Pellegrini said: "Sergio Aguero, we will see him with the doctor, maybe he has some problem with his calf but I don't know at the moment how many weeks [he will be out for]."

However, City could soon have Stevan Jovetic back. The Montenegro international forward, who joined from Fiorentina in the summer, has only started three games but is back in training after a calf injury.

Besides Aguero, Alvaro Negredo, David Silva, Fernandinho (twice) and Yaya Toure also scored in the rout of the league leaders.

And Pellegrini added: “Yaya, Samir [Nasri] and David all played very well, too. The four in the midfield are very difficult to play against. The strikers can score a lot of goals with them behind them.”

He singled out Fernandinho for praise while explaining why City spent 30 million pounds on the Brazilian.

“Important players aren't cheap,” the manager said. “When we bought Fernandinho, we were absolutely sure he was a top player. I saw him many times in the Champions League.

“He is a typical Brazilian midfielder, he plays very well with the ball, he has a lot of pace and he gets forward well. He’s doing very good work with Yaya Toure and I’m very happy for him.”

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