Aguero Anoint Iheanacho As His Replacement Following Suspension


Argentine forward Sergio Kun Aguero has backed Kelechi Iheanacho to adequately replace him at Manchester City as his four match suspension begins this weekend.


Iheanacho scored for City in their 1-1 draw against Celtic in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday, but prior to that Iheanacho revealed he Aguero urged him to carry the team along in his absence.

” Before we played Celtic Aguero said that it’s up to me now to fill that gap, to carry the team along” Iheanacho revealed to Jack Guaghan of Mailonline.

” He’s telling me I should do very well and they are words of encouragement from him. So I’m going to do it.

“It’s a big opportunity for me now. Sergio’s not around so I have to take responsibility. I need to work really hard to prove myself to the team.

” I need to do extra to help the team to carry them along and to get the points that we need now”.