Last Updated: Thu, 18 Apr 2013 11:44
Sergio Aguero could miss Manchester City's Premier League clash with Tottenham after picking up an injury against Wigan on Wednesday.
The Argentina striker was replaced at half-time after suffering from a tight hamstring during City's 1-0 Premier League win over the Latics and faces a battle to be fit in time for Sunday's trip to London.
David Platt indicated the 24-year-old was only withdrawn as a safety measure and did not sustain serious damage.
But the City first-team coach admitted that Aguero remains a doubt to face Spurs at White Hart Lane.
"He has got a problem, but it was a slight problem," he told reporters. "It was more of a precaution than anything else. He felt his hamstring tighten up.
"Just the sheer proximity of the game on Sunday would say he is a doubt."
Aguero will be monitored and assessed over the next couple of days, before City make a decision as to whether he will join the squad at the weekend - but the club feel the problem is unrelated to the hamstring tear the Argentine suffered in January.
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