Pep Guardiola has admitted it might not be doable to present Sergio Aguero sufficient time on the pitch to get the striker again to full health.
Aguero has struggled with harm for almost a yr and has been restricted to only six Premier League appearances this season.
He was an unused substitute throughout the 2-0 defeat to Manchester United on Sunday and Guardiola says he might not be capable of throw within the 32-year-old throughout a essential stage of the season.
“We can’t overlook how lengthy he was out,” Guardiola instructed a information convention on Tuesday.
“He has began getting higher. I do know he wants minutes to get to his greatest situation however we’re not perhaps within the second to present him minutes for minutes as a result of it is a crucial a part of the season.”
Aguero is into his tenth season on the Etihad Stadium however may go away the membership in the summertime if he doesn’t signal a brand new contract.
His present deal expires in June and regardless of curiosity from Barcelona and Juventus, Guardiola says talks about extending the Argentinian’s keep at Metropolis won’t happen till the top of the season.
“We have now to be calm, the membership will converse to his agent to know the scenario, and we’re going to discuss on the finish of the season,” mentioned Guardiola.
“Gamers will perhaps go away or go on mortgage, perhaps gamers from the academy will come up, perhaps we’re going to purchase gamers. We’ll resolve on the finish of the season.
“Now I may inform you a solution however I do not know what will occur as a result of in my thoughts proper now I’m far-off from fascinated about what will occur subsequent season or the gamers that might be right here. I’m involved with what we’re enjoying for.”