Man City striker Sergio Aguero confirms knee surgery

Manchester City's Aguero relieved to avoid final-day drama

Manchester City's latest Premier League triumph lacked the drama of Sergio Aguero's victor with virtually the last kick of the season in 2012, but the Argentine is relieved to have won the title with five games to spare.

Manchester City have been crowned 2017/2018 Premier League champions after Manchester United fell to a disappointing 0-1 defeat to West Brom at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon.

Having seen City win the Premier League with five games to spare at the weekend, the 29-year-old made a decision to have the operation immediately in order to give him enough time to recover ahead of the tournament.


But with just five league matches remaining and the title already wrapped up, City can afford to be cautious with Aguero ahead of this summer's World Cup. He returned as a substitute for the 3-2 loss to Manchester United on April 7 and also came on during the second half in the second leg of City's Champions League quarterfinal against Liverpool three days later.

Pep is only warming up I don't know how... We can not forget he was two months injured. We can not forget he was out one month injured, he made a huge effort because after the tackle from Ashley Young against United the problem started. Afterwards he could not run.

"Hopefully (he will be back) for the last games, if we need him, but especially for the World Cup".

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