Koeman summons Kun Agüero for the duel with Valencia

Kun Agüero with the FC Barcelona shirt.

Kun Agüero with the FC Barcelona shirt.

The Kun it’s back. Five months after his signing for him Barça, Kun Agüero has entered, for the first time, on a squad list. Ronald Koeman, the Barça coach, has included him in the list of 23 footballers to face this Sunday night (9:00 p.m.) to Valencia at the Camp Nou.

The former forward of the City, who had suffered a muscle injury in early August, just before the Joan Gamper trophy against Juventus, and Koeman called him up. Alejandro Balde, the left-back, has also received medical authorization to make himself available to the coach, who starts this Sunday the triple duel at the Camp Nou that can determine his future.

First, the Valencia; then Dynamo Kiev (Wednesday, 6:45 pm). And, finally, on Sunday 24 the classic against Madrid at the Barça stadium. Little by little, the technician is recovering troops in the attack. Already have a Ansu Fati, although the Dutchman has made it clear that he is not here to play the three full games, now he recovers Kun (“he can give us a lot up,” Koeman confessed) and soon, although he may not reach the duel with the team of Ancelotti, to Dembélé.

Barça needs to meet again with the goal after chaining 180 minutes without celebrating any. They lost 3-0 to Benfica on the second day of the Champions, compromising, and a lot, its future in Europe. He fell 2-0 in the Metropolitan against him Athletic from Simeone. It did not generate, in addition, too many scoring opportunities.

The arrival of Kun is essential to raise the level of effectiveness of Barcelona, ​​punished and weakened by the departure of Messi and Griezmann. Memphis, with three goals, is the leading scorer of the team, although he has felt too lonely in many games. Agüero will not start against Valencia, but Koeman is aware that “he needs match rhythm and physicality” to achieve his best level.


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