Aguero out of Argentina’s Russia 2018 qualifiers

Aguero out of Argentina’s Russia 2018 qualifiers

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has been ruled out of Argentina’s World Cup 2018 qualifiers with a calf injury, the country’s Football Association confirmed on Monday.

Argentina Football Association said the 28-year-old picked up the injury during City’s 3-1 Premier League win over West Ham on Sunday.

No timescale has been given for his return, with Aguero potentially facing FA charges for elbowing Hammers defender Winston Reid during the match.

Argentina will take on Uruguay on Friday, before facing Venezuela on Sept. 7.

Lionel Messi has also been training with Argentina after reversing his retirement decision, which was made at the start of August.

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Argentina are currently third in the qualifying table after winning three of their six games.

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