Tue. May 17th, 2022

Sky Sports

Barcelona striker Sergio Aguero was taken to hospital for a cardiac exam after complaining of discomfort during their match with Alaves on Saturday; the 33-year-old was substituted before half-time at the Nou Camp.

Sergio Aguero was taken to hospital after complaining of chest discomfort during Barcelona’s draw with Alaves.

The 33-year-old striker was withdrawn before half-time after receiving treatment for several minutes during the La Liga match at the Nou Camp.

He was seen holding his chest and will undergo cardiac tests at hospital as a precautionary measure, after leaving the ground in an ambulance. He was replaced by Philippe Coutinho.

Confirming the news, Barcelona wrote on Twitter: ” @aguerosergiokun reported chest discomfort and has been admitted to the hospital for a cardiac exam.”

Aguero’s former team Manchester City also sent a message of support and wished the Argentine well.

“Everyone at Manchester City wishes you a speedy recovery, @aguerosergiokun. We’re with you.”

By Nwosu Chizoba David

Nwosu Chizoba David is a soccer lover and writer. He is a graduate of Biological Sciences, presently teaching in a secondary in Lagos.

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