Sergio Aguero: Could miss two weeks with knee injury

Oleksandr Zinchenko Manchester City looking to bounce back from rare home defeat

They have no fixture this coming weekend, as scheduled league opponents Brighton are away to Manchester United in the quarter-final of the FA Cup, and there then follows a two-week worldwide break before City travel to Everton on March 31.

Agüero, the Argentina forward, felt some pain in his left knee after training on Saturday afternoon. The club's doctors told me I'll be back with the team in approximately two weeks.

City's all-time top scorer, Aguero is among the most-feared strikers in the English top-flight and his loss can not be overstated, despite the fact that Pep Guardiola's men have effectively wrapped up the league title. Now it's time for a full recovery'.

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Aguero is also a doubt for Argentina's World Cup warm-up friendlies against Italy and Spain on March 23 and 27 respectively.

Gabriel Jesus is expected to start up front in Monday's match with Stoke City and should see the majority of minutes while Aguero is out injured. "At 4-0 (from the first leg) it was not the best game for us, but we didn't have to play like that", the 21-year-old said.

City were emphatic 7-2 victors over Stoke at the Etihad Stadium when the sides faced each other in October.

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