Segio Aguero Discusses His Move to Barcelona

After being presented to the media at Camp Nou, Sergio Aguero discussed his move to Barcelona after not being given a new contract by Manchester City.

Sergio Aguero Opens Up on Barcelona Move

The Striker is Excited for a ‘Step Forward’ in His Career

Aguero will leave Manchester City as the club’s all-time leading goalscorer when his contract expires on June 30th. He made his final appearance for the club in City’s Champions League final defeat to Chelsea on Saturday.

The 32-year-old is one of several free transfers to be made by Barcelona this summer, including another Citizen, Eric Garcia. After ten seasons which saw Aguero win 15 major trophies, the Argentine is set to return to La Liga after beginning his time in European football there in 2006.

Aguero is looking forward to the opportunity to play regularly after being unable to maintain his place in City’s team under Guardiola, saying: “We all know that Barcelona are the best club in the world so I think I made a great decision to be here and I hope to help the team. Of course it is a step forward in my career and hopefully I can help the team win things. I want to play and help this squad, and if the team does it well, I will be happy individually.

“I want to send a big hug to everyone, to all the supporters I will try to give my best and hopefully the fans will enjoy my skills. They enjoyed me in other shirts but now I am here. I have changed a little bit. When I arrived in Europe to Atletico Madrid at 18 years old, I learned a lot, then I played for Manchester City in the Premier League. Now I have changed my way of playing, but I have an idea of where I can play and I will try to help my team-mates with my experience.”

Manchester City released a statement at the end of March thanking Aguero for his contribution to the club’s success over the past decade. Pep Guardiola paid an emotional tribute to the forward after his final appearance at the Etihad in May.


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