Barcelona reach deal with Sergio Aguero to boost team’s attack

Sergio Aguero will be a part of Barcelona on a two-year deal, the Spanish membership stated on Monday.

Barcelona stated Aguero will formally be a part of the membership starting on July 1, after his contract with Manchester Metropolis expires.

He’ll signal a contract till the tip of the 2022-23 season with a buyout clause set at 100 million euros ($122 million).

The 32-year-old Argentine will probably be launched by Barcelona in a while Monday. Spanish media stated he underwent a medical within the morning. He was suffering from health points all through his remaining season with Metropolis and had to endure knee surgical procedure final yr.

Barcelona missed a real striker like Aguero after it let go Luis Suarez, who finally helped lead Atletico Madrid to the Spanish league title. Lionel Messi nonetheless thrived as typical, ending because the Spanish league’s prime scorer with 30 targets, however he bought little assist from teammates comparable to Antoine Griezmann, Ousmane Dembele, Martin Braithwaite, Ansu Fati and Francisco Trincao.

Aguero performed for Atletico for 5 seasons earlier than transferring to Man Metropolis in 2011-12, serving to Barcelona’s Spanish league rival win the 2010 Europa League and the 2011 UEFA Tremendous Cup.

He spent 10 seasons in England, changing into Metropolis’s report scorer with 260 targets and one in every of its greatest-ever gamers. In was on the finish of his first season with Metropolis that he scored the dramatic stoppage-time winner in opposition to Queens Park Rangers within the remaining recreation of the season to clinch the title for the membership.

Aguero was with Argentina’s under-20 World Cup profitable squads in 2005 and 2007, in addition to within the nationwide workforce that received an Olympic gold medal in Beijing in 2008, alongside Messi.

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