Sergio Aguero.

Frank Lampard & Rio Ferdinand disagree over Sergio Aguero car crash

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Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero had a scare this week when he was involved in a car crash in Amsterdam, Holland.

The Argentine forward was lucky to only suffer a broken rib from the crash and had he not been wearing his seatbelt, reports suggest his life could have been in serious danger.

The Citizens locked horns with Chelsea on Saturday in an early-season clash between two potential rivals, but the unbeaten City had to make do without their star striker.

Although Pep Guardiola has Gabriel Jesus to call upon, his options get pretty slim after the young Brazilian.

This was surely one of City's biggest games so far this season, and plenty of pundits have felt that Aguero could have done more to prevent his absence.

Ahead of the game in the BT Sport studio, Chelsea legend Frank Lampard and Manchester United great Rio Ferdinand shared their views on Aguero's little trip to Holland.

While both understood the modern game, they also had different views. Take a look at the clip below as Lampard disagrees with Rio:

Asked if he had a problem with Ageuro flying to Holland ahead of a big game, Guardiola was more concerned with his player's health.

Guardiola said: "I only knew this morning when I woke up. I don't want to know what my players do.

"If they are fathers, they have a full responsibility on their shoulders on and off the pitch. They know what they have to do. He's strong enough. He travelled in a private jet, so no problem.

"I don't know what the supporters think. Some of them can be upset, some not, but at the end it's fortunate the injury is not bad.


"He's healthy, he's alive. The most important thing is he's OK. Why should he apologise to me? No."

Former Arsenal man Martin Keown, on the other hand, believes Aguero acted totally unprofessionally.

“As a professional player, you need to prioritise football,” he told the Daily Mail. “There is no room in the calendar to jet off to concerts. At the end of the season you get four weeks off and that is the time to cram in what you want to do.

“In a way it is selfish that he should choose to go to Holland just before this huge match. It feels unprofessional."

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