The Argentine took this action out of place during the match between Manchester City and Arsenal, for the Premier League.
The controversy over Sergio Agüero’s gesture when taking a linesman by the shoulder in the middle of the match between Manchester City and Arsenal, for the Premier League, continues in England. And while Pep Guardiola, Kun’s coach, did not want to be left out, in England they say that the forward will not be sanctioned.
Without hesitating and making his point of view clear, the Spanish DT showed his discomfort when asked about this situation in the game. “Could you briefly evaluate what happened in the first part, when Sergio was seen touching the shoulder of the linesman?” Asked one of the journalists.
And the coach was blunt: “Come on, Sergio is the nicest person I have ever met in my life. We cannot discuss this. Look for problems in other situations, not in this one, let’s go. “
The clock showed 41 minutes of the first half. Mahrez was pressing high, almost in the corner, the departure of Gabriel Magalhaes, when suddenly Agüero appeared on the scene to double the mark and the Brazilian defender of Arsenal came out of trouble by bouncing the ball off the Argentine forward, who gave the impression that he had one foot on the line and the other off the court.
The linesman Sian Massey-Ellis marked the side for Arsenal and there the When against the maid: he faced her, said several things and ended up taking her by the shoulder inexplicably.
The linesman did not like the attitude and immediately took her hand off her. The situation was simply there, and Agüero got away from the yellow card.
As published this Sunday The Guardian, Agüero “will not face any retrospective action for putting a hand on the assistant Sian Massey-Ellis’s left shoulder, because PGMOL, the entity that brings together the referees, does not consider it an aggressive or threatening action. “
On his return to ownership, the When played 65 minutes for Guardiola’s team against the Gunners (He was replaced by Gündogan). And it was the Argentine who took command in the attack that ended with Sterling 1-0.
Now it will be necessary to see if before the scandal unleashed more than anything in the social networks, the Federation (FA) takes action on the matter and opens a file to the forward of the “Citizens”, something that can make him lose some games of the Premier League. Will there be a penalty?