Big Blow for Manchester City as Striker, Aguero Fractures Rib in Fatal Car Crash (Photos)

Argentina international striker, Sergio Aguero could face two months out with broken ribs after the Manchester City star was involved in a car crash in Amsterdam on Thursday evening.

Manchester City released a statement on Friday morning ahead of their trip to the champions Chelsea on Saturday: "Sergio Aguero will be assessed by Club doctors today after being involved in a road accident on Thursday. The City forward was in Holland on his day off and has sustained injuries.

"He will return to Manchester this morning and his status will be checked ahead of tomorrow's Premier League clash at Chelsea."

According to reports in Aguero's native Argentina, the forward suffered broken ribs when the taxi taking him to the airport crashed into a pole.

Pictures on social media appeared to confirm the incident.