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City Injuries: Aguero to Miss Two Months; Zabaleta Also Out

  • Guardian, Wednesday, December 18, 2013 10:50 AM

Following Manchester City’s easy 3-1 win at Leicester City in the League Cup quarterfinal on Tuesday, coach Manuel Pellegrini revealed that Sergio Aguero’s calf injury, sustained during City’s 6-3 win against Arsenal at the Etihad over the weekend, is worse than previously thought, meaning the Argentine could miss eight weeks -- and possibly, City’s UEFA Champions League round of 16 clash first-leg clash against Barcelona.

The bad news did not stop there, as Pablo Zabaleta limped off with a pulled hamstring only 11 minutes into the victory at Leicester. With Micah Richards sidelined with the same injury, City goes into the festive period lacking a first-team right back. It’s unclear how long Zabaleta will be out.

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