SERGIO AGUERO has suffered two broken ribs after cheating death in a horror car crash in Holland last night.
The Argentine striker, 29, was saved by his seatbelt when the Crysler PT Cruiser he was being driven in to the airport careered head on into a post.
Aguero is facing two months on the sidelines because of broken ribs – in a statement, Man City confirmed he was involved in a road accident and will be assessed on Friday.
He had been in the Netherlands for a pop concert following the Champions League victory at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday.
Despite facing Premier League rivals and reigning champions Chelsea at the weekend, the £50million-rated City ace went away to see the Colombian pop star Maluma.
Before the show Aguero sent a social media post out saying thanks for the invitation complete with a photo of himself and singer Maluma.
But, just hours later, it appears the taxi he was returning to the airport in collided with a pole – the smash happened in Amsterdam, close to a pedestrian crossing.
The airbags were deployed and no other car appears to be involved from the photos available.
Manchester City have confirmed that the striker was involved in a road accident.
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MAN CITY STATEMENT
Sergio Aguero will be assessed by club doctors today after being involved in a road accident on Thursday.
The City forward was in Holland on his day off and has sustained injuries.
He will return to Manchester this morning and his status will be checked ahead of tomorrow’s Premier League clash at Chelsea.
The news comes as a further blow for Pep Guardiola, after they revealed that £52million summer signing Benjamin Mendy is facing nine months out with an ACL knee injury.
Aguero’s stunning partner Karina Tejeda was not involved in the crash and is not thought to have travelled to Amsterdam with the striker.
Dutch police have revealed that two people were injured and taken to hospital, but would not confirm their names.
The 29-year-old father is believed to be one of the players taken for medical attention and his former club have sent their support.
Independiente, tweeted a photo of Aguero with the words: “Strength and prompt recovery. Everyone @ Independiente is with you in this difficult moment.”
Chelsea star Tiemoue Bakayoko crashed his car on his way home from training last week and also escaped serious injury.
The Sun revealed the 23-year-old was driving home when he veered off the road on Blundel Lane near the Blues’ Cobham training base.
Police arrived at the scene on September 22 and confirmed that no other vehicle was involved in the incident.
Aguero already has seven goals this season, including a hat-trick against Watford.
The Argentina hero has won Pep Guardiola over after the Spanish boss initially seem,ed to have doubts over the proven marksman.
Nicknamed ‘Kun’ Aguero is a huge a fans’ favourite and the will be gutted he is missing a chunk of what looks to be a promising season.
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