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City striker Sergio Aguero sidelined by torn hamstring

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero reacts after being injured during their English Premier League soccer match against Stoke City at The Etihad stadium in Manchester, northern England, January 1, 2013. Aguero confirmed on Saturday that he has suffered a torn hamstring and is likely to miss next weekend’s Premier League trip to Arsenal.

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Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero confirmed on Saturday that he has suffered a torn hamstring and is likely to miss next weekend's Premier League trip to Arsenal.

"Studies confirmed I have a torn muscle. We have to think positive and try to recover in the best way possible," the Argentine international wrote on his Twitter account.

"For that, I've travelled to Italy where a specialist is treating me. I'll keep you up to date."

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Aguero, who has 10 goals this season, missed the 3-0 win over Watford in the FA Cup third round on Saturday after picking up the injury in the 3-0 league win over Stoke on New Year's Day.

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