The Manchester City striker broke a rib when the taxi he used to be travelling in crashed right into a lamp publish on how to Amsterdam’s Schipol airport after he have been a VIP visitor at a live performance given by means of Colombian pop famous person Maluma.
Aguero’s father mentioned his son used to be fortunate to flee extra critical accidents and published the striker had simplest simply mounted his seat belt seconds after telling the taxi driving force to decelerate.
Leonel Del Castillo mentioned: “The taxi was driving very fast, Kun asked him to slow down, put on his seat belt and crashed instantly. He was lucky. They put him on painkillers, he was released and taken to Manchester.”
Aguero used to be on a day without work, broke no membership regulations and had chartered a non-public jet to fly him around the North Sea and again. But the reality he used to be in a foreign country simplest 48 hours earlier than the Premier League showdown with identify opponents Chelsea at Stamford Bridge nowadays (Sat) nonetheless raised eyebrows.
Guardiola is famend for his strict self-discipline off and on the pitch however insisted he had no problems with what his players do of their spare time.
“It’s not a problem, it was his day off,” he mentioned. “I’m not the police. We have sufficient regulations already – play proper, play left, shield the lengthy balls, set items, regulate the counter assault from [Eden] Hazard, Pedro, Willian.
“Days off are for players to be at liberty. I need the players to be at liberty. I don’t like to coach on a daily basis as a result of players wish to leisure, mentally and bodily, and revel in their lives. I need my players to have amusing.
“So he determined to move there – it’s k for me. I don’t need to know what my players do. If they’re fathers, they have got a complete duty on their shoulders off and on the pitch.
“They know what they have got to do. I’ve a non-public existence, a circle of relatives. There are regulations and techniques to reside between each and every different and that’s all.”
Guardiola pushed aside ideas that, somewhat except for the unlucky twist of fate, the flight and overdue evening would not had been the most productive preparation for any participant earlier than a large recreation.
“He travelled in a private jet so no problem,” he added. “He’s robust sufficient. Our players’ bodily situation is most sensible. They paintings wonderful. Our athletic preparation is best possible. And we educated at 11am, not 8am, so he would have had sufficient time to leisure.
“I don’t know what the supporters suppose. Some of them can also be disillusioned, some not. It’s simply lucky the damage is not dangerous, he’s wholesome and he’s alive. The maximum essential factor is he’s k. After that he’s mature sufficient to grasp precisely what he has to do.”
Asked if it used to be avoidable, Guardiola snapped: “Yes, the taxi driver didn’t see the curve and the post. Sergio wasn’t driving. Why should he apologise? I know a player who cut his finger on a broken glass in the kitchen and was out two months. Life is life.”
Aguero spent the evening in an Amsterdam health facility and arrived again at City’s coaching flooring the day gone by morning to be assessed by means of scientific body of workers. If he is out for 2 months he will omit round 12 video games in all competitions.
His damage may be an enormous blow for Argentina who face Peru and Ecuador in important World Cup qualifiers within the impending world destroy.
It used to be the 3rd damage setback of the week for Guardiola. He showed summer season signing Benjamin Mendy is out till April after rupturing knee ligaments towards Crystal Palace ultimate Saturday. And skipper Vincent Kompany, out for the ultimate 3 weeks with a groin damage, is not any nearer to a comeback.
Kompnay has been known as up by means of Belgium however simplest so their physician can assess the level of the damage earlier than sending him again to City.
Meanwhile Guardiola remains to be smarting about Chelsea’s double over City ultimate season as a result of he felt his group have been higher than Antonio Conte’s aspect in each video games, however lacked the Londoners’ ruthlessness in entrance of objective
“They are killers,” he mentioned. “When they have one chance, it’s one goal. That’s why they are a good team.”