Manchester City fans unhappy Aguero is not starting against Manchester United

Manchester City have a team full of world-class talent, but one big name in Pep Guardiola’s side has been overlooked for this afternoon’s showdown against Manchester United at Old Trafford.

Sergio Aguero has had to settle for a spot on the bench, with Gabriel Jesus being preferred up top.

The Argentine has started just 10 of City’s 15 Premier League games this season, but has still managed to score nine goals and create three assists.

Five of the striker’s goals have come in his last nine appearances in all competitions, while Jesus has netted just twice in that time.

For a game of this magnitude, some fans are questioning why Aguero would not be starting up front for Guardiola.

City are favourites heading into the contest having gone unbeaten all season in the top flight so far.

The club currently have an eight-point lead at the summit of the table and if they stretch it to 11 with a win over United, then it is difficult to see past them as title winners.

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