As Manchester City missed a series of gilt-edged chances in the derby defeat by Manchester United on Sunday, the TV cameras focused on one man sat gloomily in the stands, unused yet again.
Watching helpless as his team suffer a crushing loss would have been bad enough, but what must have upset Sergio Aguero even more is that Pep Guardiola only brought on two players despite desperately needing a goal, and afterwards admitted that he was relatively happy with his team’s performance except their finishing.
Sadly, Aguero’s glittering Premier League career looks like it’s coming to an unfitting end.
The 32-year-old is out of contract in the summer and Manchester City aren’t exactly breaking their backs to try and get him to sign a new deal.
That’s not to say Aguero will definitely leave the Etihad Stadium in the summer, but it’s looking likely at present.
Once upon a time, a striker of his calibre would have had all the European giants lining up to acquire his services.
But at his age, and with injuries continuing to plague him for the best part of 12 months, Aguero’s options are few and far between. Continue reading