Skip to main content

Pellegrini Hails Aguero's Return from Injury

Sergio Aguero: Man City boss Pellegrini hails striker's return

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini stressed the importance of Sergio Aguero after the striker scored on his return from a calf injury to help beat Blackburn in their FA Cup replay.
The 25-year-old Argentine has been out since 14 December but came off the bench to score as City won 5-0 to book a fourth-round tie at home to Watford.
Pellegrini said: "It's important that Sergio came back and scored, which he did with his first touch.
"We have so many games at this stage."
The Chilean boss added: "Also to play 25 minutes will be important for him because he is fit after injury but he must be working on his fitness again."

City face a crucial three weeks in the Premier League and domestic cup competitions as Pellegrini is setting to pursue a quadruple in England this season.
After hosting struggling Cardiff in the league on Saturday, they face West Ham in the second leg of their Capital One Cup semi-final - albeit with a 6-0 lead from the first leg.
Following Watford's visit in the FA Cup, Pellegrini's side travel to sixth-placed Tottenham in the Premier League before hosting title contenders Chelsea on 3 February, with Jose Mourinho's side currently a point behind them in the league table.
City return to European competition on 18 February when they host Barcelona in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie.
Their latest rout saw them chalk up their 99th goal in all competitions this season, with Alvaro Negredo and Edin Dzeko both scoring twice against Championship side Blackburn.
Negredo, who joined City in the summer from Sevilla for £20m, is now the club's top scorer this season on 21 goals, with Aguero on 20 and Dzeko 15.
And Pellegrini said he wanted his side to continue in the same vein as they look set to break goalscoring records this term.
"It's an important amount of goals," he said.
"I repeat when I arrived here it was important to try and win a trophy but in the way this team must play and it's important for the fans to come here and know that we are going to try and score the most amount of goals we can."
He added: "This is a good moment of the season. I do not know if it is the best - we have another three months and how we end it is very important. And the best way to do it is to try to play every game like a final."
Aguero said on Twitter: "I want to thank City's fans for the warm welcome. And also all of the physicians and therapists of Manchester City that helped me recover."


Popular posts from this blog

Why we Have to Fight Human Trafficking from Within our Borders By Henry Onyango for The Seed Magazine 
Coming to the city of lights and tall buildings that is Nairobi, is often an attractive prospect for many young girls and boys who have lived most of their lives in the village.
Ruth Nafula 14, not her real name, had just completed her standard eight exams in 2014 when she got her first opportunity to travel to Nairobi.
Her aunt who lives in Kawangware also convinced her to stay on and secure a job as a house help, for some time before joining secondary school.
Nafula was excited as she hoped she would now be able to help her mother who was ailing back at home by buying her food and medicine. This however, was not to be the case.
Nafula’s aunt handed her over to the prospective employer within the sprawling slums where she worked for only a month before ‘escaping’ never to be seen again.
According to the neighbours, Nafula was often mistreated by her employer.
“They would beat her up when sh…

Mama Tunza beating odds to help orphans

By Henry Onyango In Kibiko estate at the foot of Ngong hills a woman is struggling to perform a role most  women will  shy away from. Her role is caring for the little children whose parents have either abandoned or are deceased. Dimina Khasiala Kahi, 52 left her house help job she did for 20 years before meeting the maiden role of taking care of the orphaned children .She is currently the director and founder of Tunza children’s center based in Ngong.  Mrs. Kahi says that she never planned to own a children’s home at any one time but it was only by fortune that she found herself into the activity that has helped many abandoned children in coming from several  parts of the country get a feeling of what their mother failed to offer.  She narrates how one early morning back in 1997 before going  to work in Westlands she saw and fetched a brown carton covered with polythene sheets all over at the dumping site near her place at Kibera’s  Makina estate. She had no idea that what she was going …

At only 21 Babior is an established author of novels

by Henry Onyango
Unemployment rate in Kenya continues to beckon day by day  and  this has indeed created  instances  that has so far provoked many youth living in  slums as it is popularly known  look for an alternative  quick alternative lest things go out of hand. Many youths have restored to try singing even with croaking voices that no radio station or presenter would opt to hear play not even the listeners, perhaps this could deter listeners of the radios stations switch to another more serious station and never to tune in again . Consequently there is no money to shoot the videos to a formalized production house ending up shooting an unacceptable music video that may be cannot go beyond where it has been shot. Babior Newton, 20 must have heard all these factors in mind and said no not ever to music studios. He decided to put pen on  paper and enjoy what he loved most at Usenge High school in Kisumu county  back then-English composition . But again just English composition was not go…