Sergio Agüero is injured again.
The Manchester City striker has been ruled out of the Argentina national team squad that will face Uruguay and Venezuela in the World Cup Qualifiers this week, the Argentine FA announced on Monday. Agüero sustained a muscle injury in his left calf during the Premier League match against West Ham United on Sunday and will not recover in time to play for the Albiceleste, according to AFA's statement.
Agüero's injury isn't just bad news for the national team, it's also bad news for Man City. A muscle problem usually takes a full month to be properly healed, and with a huge Manchester Derby coming in just two weeks, there's a considerable chance that Kun will not be available to face Manchester United at Old Trafford on September 10.
Agüero has been on fire at the early stages of this season, scoring six goals in four games for Pep Guardiola's side. Not having Agüero would certainly be a giant blow for Guardiola ahead of his first Manchester Derby, and the Catalan might have to think harder than usual to come up with a solution for the striker position if he decides not to start Kelechi Iheanacho.
Why do you get injured so much, Agüero? Anyway, quick recovery!