Team News: Aguero starts on bench

Team News: Aguero starts on bench
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Sergio Aguero starts on the bench for Manchester City against Swansea City.

New Manchester City signing Sergio Aguero will begin the Premier League season on the bench.

The £38m signing from Atletico Madrid has been deemed only fit enough to be a substitute by manager Roberto Mancini, along with Mario Balotelli.

Gael Clichy has been handed his league debut by Mancini, while Edin Dzeko will start the match as a lone striker.

Newly promoted Swansea City start with seven of the players that begun the play-off final victory over Reading.

Manager Brendan Rodgers has handed a first start to £3.5m record signing Danny Graham up front, with Michel Vorm also being handed a debut in goal.

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