Manchester City morning news: Aguero fitness boost, Chelsea could poach Richards

Sergio Aguero - Suisse vs Argentina

A round up of news stories this morning about Manchester City.

Sergio Aguero is reportedly nearing a return to full fitness.

The Argentine has returned to light training following a knee injury he picked up in the game against Everton.

“I wanted you to know I've already started field work. Slowly but surely I'll be back at the right moment,” said the attacker via his Twitter account.

Chelsea have been linked with making a move for Micah Richards on a free at the end of the season.

The 26-year-old has been playing on loan in Serie A with Fiorentina after he was allowed to leave by Manuel Pellegrini.

He’s now being tipped to link up with City’s biggest rivals for the Premier League title.

Manchester City have been linked with making a move for reportedly unsettled Barcelona star Lionel Messi.

Messi’s exit from the Nou Camp is being debated with Chelsea also tipped to make a move, after the Argentine started following the West London club on Instagram.

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