The Barcelona striker Sergio Agüero has been managed down and out for 10 weeks, the club said on Monday, extending their difficulties after Lionel Messi’s shock flight.
Agüero, a dear companion of Messi and his worldwide colleague with Argentina, joined Barça as a free specialist in June following 10 years with Manchester City.Barça said the 33-year-old had harmed a ligament in his right calf and would be out for around 10 weeks, which means he won’t make his introduction until 17 October at the soonest, when Barcelona have Valencia in La Liga.
Agüero’s concern comes after a last season with City scourged by wounds, restricting him to seven Premier League starts.Ronald Koeman is currently shy of striking alternatives for Barcelona’s initial group game against Real Sociedad on Sunday, with Martin Braithwaite, Antoine Griezmann and Memphis Depay his lone accessible advances.
Messi is apparently concluding a transition to Paris Saint-Germain after his sad goodbye from Barcelona, who couldn’t bear to sign him on another agreement.
While allies of the French bosses accumulated external the Parc des Princes on Monday were baffled to hear reports that the 34-year-old’s move had been deferred 24 hours, one Barça part recorded protests with a French court and with the European Commission to attempt to obstruct any transition to sign Messi.
There were no indications of development around Messi’s home in the slopes of the well off Barcelona region of Castelldefels where fans held back to get a brief look at him.
“I feel crushed,” said Cristian Garcia, wearing a Barça shirt with Messi’s name and No 10 on the back.
“To see a player that I have consistently followed, who is a model for me, to see him leave currently presents to me a ton of pain.”Lionel Messi is leaving Barcelona since they can’t stand to keep him. Sid Lowe discloses to us how it resulted in these present circumstances, how it affects the player, the club, the class … and those different players Barcelona actually haven’t enlisted, Sergio Agüero among them. In addition we talk about our own intriguing proposition for a Messi lottery, wherein the best player ever would be shipped off each Premier League group thusly, two games all at once.
Somewhere else – an arrangement is apparently concurred among Chelsea and Romelu Lukaku, while Harry Kane doesn’t go into particulars …
We’ll take a gander at Leicester’s 1-0 success over Manchester City in the Community Shield, and survey the EFL activity, as fans get back to grounds to see proprietors playing electric guitars and arbitrators making a gesture of blowing lip pursings to footballs on plinths.
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