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Sport Aguero returns for Man City as Partey makes Arsenal bench

19:55  17 october  2020
19:55  17 october  2020 Source:   goal.com

Inter 'line up a move for Aguero' Argentine in last year of his deal

  Inter 'line up a move for Aguero' Argentine in last year of his deal Inter Milan are interested in signing Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero, the Argentine ace is available on a free transfer next summer. The Serie A side a reportedly willing to offer Aguero a two year deal.The Europa League runners' up are reportedly willing to offer the 32-year-old a two-year deal with the option of an additional year.

Sergio Aguero is back in the Manchester City starting line-up to face Arsenal, who have new signing Thomas Partey on the bench at the Etihad Stadium.

Sergio Aguero in a blue shirt: Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero © Getty Images Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero

Aguero has not featured since suffering a meniscus injury against Burnley in June and will lead a City attack also featuring Raheem Sterling and Riyad Mahrez, with Gabriel Jesus remaining sidelined.

Kevin De Bruyne suffered an injury on international duty with Belgium and Pep Guardiola has responded by selecting both Bernardo Silva and Phil Foden alongside holding midfielder Rodri.

Partey relishing fresh challenge at trophy-hunting Arsenal

  Partey relishing fresh challenge at trophy-hunting Arsenal Arsenal's new addition Thomas Partey could not turn down the chance to test himself in the Premier League when the Gunners came calling.Partey signed for Arsenal on deadline day after the Premier League club decided to trigger the £45million (€50m) release clause in the 27-year-old's Atleti contract.


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Like Aguero, Joao Cancelo makes his first appearance of the season at left-back, with Nathan Ake partnering record signing Ruben Dias at centre-back as Aymeric Laporte is a surprise absentee.

Partey completed a £45million switch to Arsenal from Atletico Madrid on deadline day, although Granit Xhaka partners Dani Ceballos in central midfield for Mikel Arteta's side.

Xhaka is one of three changes from the Gunners 2-1 win over Sheffield United, replacing Mohamed Elneny as defender Rob Holding and winger Nicolas Pepe come in for David Luiz and Eddie Nketiah respectively.

Pep: Aguero willing to apologise to Massey-Ellis .
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says Sergio Aguero would apologise to Sian Massey-Ellis if the official "felt bad" about the striker touching her shoulder. Aguero came under fire after the incident, which took place during City's 1-0 home win over Arsenal, but the match officials did not believe any formal action was required.Guardiola played the situation down last week and said: "Sergio is the nicest person I ever met in my life. Look for problems in other situations not in this one.

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