February 13, 2014 21:54
Sergio Aguero, Manchester City
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However Aguero has been ruled out of action for up to a month with a hamstring injury and is set to miss key upcoming Manchester City clashes against FC Chelsea in the FA Cup and FC Barcelona.
The striker suffered the injury during Manchester City's 5-1 win against Tottenham Hotsupr after scoring the opening goal.
Man City's top goal top scorer will be missing when they face Chelsea in the the FA Cup fifth round and the first leg of City's Champions League clash with Barcelona.
His chances of featuring in matches against Norwich, Sunderland and Stoke are slim, too, and there could be a doubt about the Capital One Cup final against Sunderland on March 2.
Man City manager Pellegrini admitted the absence of Aguero, who has been fit this season be a blow.
"Yes, of course, because he is a top player for us but I think we will replace him. When he could not play for a month, all the other strikers replaced him."
Pellegrini should be able to recall 23-goal forward Alvaro Negredo against Chelsea. The Spaniard, who suffered a shoulder injury in the 3-0 win over West Ham.
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