Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has played down his touchline row with Sergio Aguero on the P remier League clash against Spurs by insisting he loves the Argentina international and club legend.
Guardiola and Aguero appeared to have a heated exchange after the Argentinian was substituted in the 66th minute of the 2-2 draw with Tottenham.
However, the former Barcelona boss insisted the argument was caused by a little misunderstanding. Speaking at his post match press conference. Guardiola revealed what he discussed with Aguero and he revealed that they still maintained a good relationship.
“He believes that I was upset with him for the goal we conceded but that was a corner,” said Guardiola. “It was a one versus one movement. He thought I was upset with him, I am animated but I was a player, I know what it’s like. We talked after and during, I love him a lot as a player.”
Aguero scored before the end of the first half to help Manchester City go 2-1 up against Tottenham after Raheem Sterling’s opener had been cancelled out by Erik Lamela.
Lucas Moura scored a second equaliser in the second half before City were denied all three points when Gabriel Jesus’ stoppage-time goal was chalked off by the VAR when Aymeric Laporte was adjudged to have handled in the build up.
Guardiola and Aguero were seen embracing and laughing together when they thought City had gone ahead in the dying minutes through Jesus’ strike.
Manchester City play Bournemouth next weekend and it remains to be seen if the Argentine would start the clash at the Dean Court.