Sergio Aguero: Barcelona Confirm Signing Of Man City Legend

Sergio Aguero: Barcelona Confirm Signing Of Man City Legend

Nomso Obiajuru
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:42 PM

- Barcelona sign striker Sergio Aguero on a two-year deal as his contract at Manchester City expires in July

- The La Liga giants have immediately included 100 million euros as his buy out clause

- Sergio Aguero lost the Champions League title to Chelsea in what will be his last game for Man City

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La Liga giants Barcelona have confirmed the sensational signing of Manchester City legend Sergio Aguero.

Barcelona made the announcement on Monday, May 31, only days after Aguero's City lost the Champions League title to rivals Chelsea.

Sergio Aguero: Barcelona Confirm Signing Of Man City Legend
Sergio Aguero joins Barcelona from Man City. Photo: Barcelona's Twitter page
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However, the statement on the club's website revealed that they reached an agreement for the player to join them from July 1 when his contract with Manchester City officially expires.

Aguero will sign a contract with Barcelona until the end of the 2022/23 season and his buy out clause is set at 100 million euros.

The Argentine will be presented to the media later this evening and he is now set to team-up with his friend and countryman Lionel Messi.

Sergio Aguero's brother Mauricio slams Guardiola his cameo appearance in UCL final

Earlier, reported that Mauricio del Castillo, the younger brother to Sergio Aguero, lambasted Pep Guardiola following the Citizens’ Champions League loss to English rivals Chelsea.

Despite being the club’s all-time record scorer, Sergio Aguero was introduced into the encounter barely 15 minutes to the end of the game.

And the Argentine’s brother expressed displeasure over the tactical approach, saying Guardiola had wanted to end Aguero’s career earlier.

Recall that Chelsea emerged winners of this season's UEFA Champions League after a 1-0 win over Manchester City at the Estadio do Dragao in Portugal.

Chelsea's record signing Kai Havertz' lone strike in the 42nd minute was all Thomas Tuchel's side needed to be crowned champions of the tournament in style.

That Saturday night's Champions League final triumph presented Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel the opportunity to meet the club owner Roman Abramovich for the first time.

According to Thomas Tuchel, winning his first Champions League title with Chelsea has made him want a new deal at Stamford Bridge.

The German tactician says he spoke to Roman Abramovich briefly on the pitch after the game as he thinks it was the best moment for the first meeting.

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