Sergio Aguero on Monday said that he was hoping to have the “pleasure” of playing alongside Lionel Messi after signing a two-year deal with Barcelona.
Aguero will become a Barca player once his contract with Manchester City expires at the end of June, bringing an end to a decade at the Premier League champions, and his new team have slapped a 100-million-euro buy-out clause on the 32-year-old.
However, he is still not sure that Messi will be his teammate next season as the club captain is yet to sign an extension to his current contract which expires next month.
Barca will hope Aguero’s arrival in Catalonia helps to convince his friend and fellow Argentine Messi to stay, as the club faces declining performances on the pitch and a worrying financial situation.
Aguero’s signing for Barca comes two days after he missed out on winning the Champions League with City, Pep Guardiola’s side losing this season’s final to Chelsea at the end of a season disrupted by injury.
Written by: EaglesFM