"He did his first training session after what happened and he did it quite well", he said.
"Of course, he's not 100 per cent, but he's recovered quite well". We will see about January.
"The problem we have in the Benjamin Mendy injury". It's a big problem for us.
Aguero, who plays with the 30-year-old in the Argentina setup, believes luring his global colleague to City would be tough as he is more than just another player at Barca.
"We'll suffer even though we have the exceptional Fabian, Danilo, and even Zinchenko".
The news was less encouraging for club captain Vincent Kompany, whose latest calf injury setback remains on ongoing process. "He's much, much better, but hopefully he's in the last part of his recovery", he said. "Mendy was and is so important for us and unfortunately six months (is) a long time". "He'll notice how he feels and when he'll be able". "We are in October".
Pep Guardiola has been named Premier League manager of the month for September thanks to the stellar run of form that propelled Manchester City to the top of the table. When they need the long balls, Crouch is unstoppable in the air.
City also boast an impressive record against Stoke, particularly on their own turf, as they have only lost one of their previous 11 home matches against the Potters.