This is the last home game as well as the Champions League final he may miss.
Coach Pep Guardiola hopes that Sergio Aguero will be fully fit by the end of the Premier League season, when Manchester City say farewell to their fans.
It was unclear whether the Argentinian striker, who has been sidelined most of the season due to knee problems, would play in the victory over Newcastle on Friday night.
Sergio Aguero is in a race to be fit for the final home match against Everton, which is expected to draw 10,000 fans at the Etihad Stadium. He will leave the club on a free transfer at the end of the season.
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A minor problem has affected his leg, his adductor, Guardiola told reporters ahead of the trip to Brighton.
“HE FELT SOMETHING BEFORE NEWCASTLE. HE IS STILL NOT FIT. WE HOPE HE IS READY TO FACE EVERTON.”
Aguero may face a fitness test at the end of the season and could miss City’s Champions League final against Chelsea.
“IF SERGIO PLAYS, HE WILL BE ABLE TO HELP US,”
“IF HE IS ABLE TO SCORE GOALS, HE WILL PLAY, BUT IT’S THE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL.”
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In addition to De Bruyne, all of Guardiola’s squad are fully fit, which places him in a dilemma for the Chelsea match.
A bit of distance is necessary between players and managers at this time, as it isn’t possible to make career-defining decisions too close to the players.
Sometimes I treat them unfairly, but it is what it is. I don’t have another option, so they’re lucky to have an employee manager who rotates frequently.”
Guardiola has played without a traditional striker in recent months and has settled on a successful line-up, but says he hasn’t chosen his squad for Portugal.
“CURRENTLY, I AM NOT CERTAIN HOW WE WILL PLAY OR WHO WE WILL PLAY, SO I HAVE TO TAKE A LOOK OVER THE NEXT 10-11 DAYS BEFORE WE MAKE THE DECISION,”