Sergio Aguero confirms he has tested positive for COVID-19

Sergio Aguero confirms he has tested positive for COVID-19
Sergio Aguero confirms he has tested positive for COVID-19

Sergio Aguero confirms he has examined constructive for COVID-19

Manchester Metropolis ahead Sergio Aguero has confirmed he’ll stay in self-isolation after testing constructive for COVID-19.

An outbreak of the virus on the Etihad Stadium noticed Aguero pressured into self-isolation earlier in January after coming into shut contact with someone who had examined constructive, and he has missed Metropolis’s final three Premier League video games in consequence.

Sergio Aguero
Aguero has missed three video games | Catherine Ivill/Getty Pictures

It was hoped that Aguero could be again out there for Pep Guardiola’s aspect within the close to future, however the striker took to Twitter to substantiate that he has really examined constructive after creating some signs throughout his isolation.

“After an in depth contact, I have been self-isolating and the most recent check I took was constructive for COVID-19,” he wrote. “I had some signs and I am following physician’s orders for restoration. Take care, everybody!”

Forward of the most recent sport with out Aguero – Wednesday’s 2-0 win over Aston Villa – Guardiola confessed that Metropolis are lacking the 32-year-old and the goalscoring contact he brings.

“We miss him,” Guardiola stated (by way of BBC Sport). “The numbers communicate for themselves. He’s the very best striker in our historical past. We want Aguero.

“Sergio is a participant who can create for himself and win a sport by himself however he has not been with us for a very long time. After we did not have him we may have began complaining however we did fully the other.

“We would like him again as quickly as doable. However on the identical time, we now have to go ahead and we now have achieved that due to the standard and abilities that we now have.”

Pep Guardiola
Guardiola desires Aguero again quickly | Clive Brunskill/Getty Pictures

Aguero is but to truly rating within the Premier League this season and has simply two targets within the Champions League to his identify, with varied accidents proscribing him to simply 9 appearances in all competitions.

Regardless of the Argentine’s health struggles, Guardiola has dominated out discovering an emergency striker throughout the January switch window, and he’s as an alternative ready to maintain his religion within the likes of Gabriel Jesus, Bernardo Silva and Kevin De Bruyne, all of whom have been deployed as central strikers in Aguero’s absence.

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