Sergio Aguero Was Taken To Hospital For Tests After Suffering “Chest Discomfort”

Sergio Aguero Was Taken To Hospital For Tests After Suffering "Chest Discomfort"

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.

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The 33-year-old striker was withdrawn before half-time after receiving treatment for several minutes during the La Liga match at the Nou Camp.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

 

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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.”

Barcelona, who were led by caretaker boss Sergi Barjuan for the first time following the departure of Ronald Koeman, were held to a 1-1 draw by Alaves.

Former Manchester United forward Memphis Depay opened the scoring before Luis Rioja levelled to earn a point for the visitors.

Barcelona remain in ninth place in the table – eight points behind fierce rivals Real Madrid, who beat Elche 2-1.

 

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