Champions League 2020-21: Why was Sergio Aguero unhappy despite Manchester City's win over Atalanta?
Sergio Aguero hails from Argentina and has been playing for Manchester City since 2011. He is the club's highest goal-scorer across competitions. City has qualified for the UEFA Champions League 2020-21 quarters following a win over Atalanta in the pre-quarters.
Manchester City came up with a commendable performance to tame Italian giant Atalanta 4-0 in the pre-quarters of the 2020-21 UEFA Champions League at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday. Overall, it was a 4-0 win for the Citizens, who had won the away leg 2-0 as well.
However, despite having sailed into the quarters swiftly, club striker Sergio Aguero did not seem happy. Apparently, he expressed his displeasure at the way his side played the game.
According to an ESPN Sports Centre report, Aguero was seen leaving the filed in frustration following the game's conclusion. At this time, he was witnessed saying to a team official, "No me pasan la pelota (They don't pass me the ball)."
Meanwhile, Aguero has been linked to a move away from Etihad. His game time at the club has been limited, as he struggles with injuries. Reports have also linked him to Spanish giant Barcelona, where he could reunite with his national teammate Lionel Messi.
Aguero's contract comes to an end at the end of the season, as he is yet to pen a new deal. While City boss Pep Guardiola is not concerned by Aguero's contract situation, he would surely take the whole passing situation and Aguero's frustration seriously. The side enters into the challenging phase of the UCL.