Pep Guardiola made no room for Sergio Aguero in his innovative Manchester City side that was tasked with overturning the 3-0 deficit from the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final tie against Liverpool.
The exclusion of the Argentine – valued at £67.5m by Transfermarkt – on a night when goals were the main priority for City raised a few eyebrows and Aguero is also a cult figure among the fans.
It didn’t pay off, of course, as Liverpool won out at the Etihad Stadium and that has left Guardiola staring down the barrel of four straight defeats when he takes his side to Wembley to face Tottenham on Saturday night.
That’s why we asked Manchester City fans whether Aguero should be brought back into the starting eleven for the trip to face Mauricio Pochettino’s side and the result was fairly conclusive.
76 per cent of City supporters want the prolific frontman starting up top and you can check out the full results of the poll below…