Aguero escapes sanction for clash with Wigan fan
Striker has avoided punishment but both Wigan and City have been charged with failing to control their players.
Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero will face no disciplinary action from the Football Association following his clash with a Wigan fan after Monday’s FA Cup tie, Press Association Sport understands.
The FA has charged both Wigan and City for failing to control their players after Fabian Delph was sent off in the first half of Latics’ 1-0 fifth-round victory.
However, it is understood Aguero has avoided FA punishment for an incident that occurred on the pitch after the final whistle, with television footage appearing to show the City striker raising his arm to push away a fan who had confronted him.
Press Association Sport understands Aguero is considering the possibility of legal action having reported the individual shouted “suck my d***” at him and spat in his ear.
It is believed the FA has reminded Aguero of his responsibilities, but it is also mindful of the scenario City’s all-time leading scorer found himself in after thousands of Latics supporters ran onto the pitch.
The governing body is also thought to be taking no disciplinary action against players and staff from either side for the half-time row involving City boss Pep Guardiola and his Wigan counterpart Paul Cook.
The two managers exchanged heated words on the touchline following Delph’s dismissal for his tackle on Max Power, and the confrontation continued in the tunnel where TV cameras showed Guardiola having to be restrained by colleagues.
However, it is understood the FA is satisfied that no misconduct took place during the interval.