Sergio Aguero: Barcelona star ruled out for three months following ‘cardiological evaluation’
The Argentine was compelled off solely 40 minutes into Barcelona’s 1-1 draw with Alavés on Saturday after falling to the ground and holding his chest however was in a position to stroll off the pitch unaided.
Spanish information paper Sport and information company EFE each subsequently reported Agüero had suffered a coronary heart arrhythmia.
“The primary crew participant Sergio Agüero has been subjected to a diagnostic and therapeutic course of by Dr. Josep Brugada,” Barça mentioned in an announcement.
“He’s unavailable for choice and through the subsequent three months the effectiveness of therapy shall be evaluated with the intention to decide his restoration course of.
“The Argentine was taken to hospital for cardiological analysis on Saturday following the Barça v Alavés sport wherein the Barça striker felt unwell within the first half and was changed earlier than half time by Philippe Coutinho.”
Agüero has struggled with harm since becoming a member of the Blaugrana from Manchester Metropolis and was solely in a position to make his debut in October.
His absence will solely add to Barça’s woes, with the Catalan membership lately sacking Ronald Koeman as head coach following an inauspicious begin to the season.
Barcelona is languishing in ninth place in La Liga after 11 video games, already 9 factors off league-leader Actual Sociedad, and faces an enormous conflict in opposition to Dynamo Kiev within the Champions League on Tuesday.
Interim head coach Sergi Barjuan shall be determined for all three factors, as Barcelona sits in third place in Group E behind Bayern Munich and Benfica with only one win from its three matches up to now.
He acquired life-saving therapy on the pitch and was subsequently fitted with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), a small machine positioned beneath the pores and skin to observe coronary heart fee.
It’s related to the center with skinny wires and is ready to regulate irregular coronary heart rhythms by means of electrical shocks.
Nonetheless, Eriksen remains to be unable to play skilled soccer in Italy.
“It needs to be famous that following a critical harm which occurred through the European Championship in June 2021, the participant has been briefly inhibited by the Italian medical authority from sporting exercise within the present season,” Inter mentioned in an announcement final week.
“Though the present circumstances of the participant do not meet the necessities of attaining sporting health in Italy, the identical might as a substitute be achieved in different nations the place the participant might resume aggressive exercise.”