CM – LaLiga: « It will be a pleasure when we play together » Sergio Aguero hopes to team up with Lionel Messi at Barcelona-Sports News, Firstpost


Aguero are still unsure if Messi will be his team-mate next season as the club’s captain isn’t yet to sign an extension to his current contract, which expires next month.

Barca will hope that Aguero’s arrival in Catalonia will help persuade his friend and Argentine Messi colleague to stay as the club face declining performance on the pitch and worrying financial situation. AFP

Barcelona: Sergio Aguero said on Monday he was hoping to have the « pleasure » of playing alongside Lionel Messi after signing a two-year deal with Barcelona.

Aguero will be a Barca player as soon as his contract is signed with Manchester City expiring at the end of June. That ends a decade for the Premier League champions, and his new team has hit a € 100 million ($ 122 million) buyout clause on the 32-year-old.

But he’s always himself not sure yet if Messi will be his teammate next season as the club’s captain has yet to sign an extension to his current contract which expires next month.

« Let’s hope we play together … what Happening to Leo depends on the decisions he will make with the club, « Aguero told reporters at Camp Nou after he was unveiled on the famous square.

 » Of course it will be a pleasure when we play together. If he continues here, which I think we will try to do our best for the club as he always has. « 

Barca will hope that Aguero’s arrival in Catalonia will help his Friend and Argentine Messi colleague to stay over talk as the club faces declining performance on the pitch and a worrying financial situation.

Ronald Koeman’s side finished third in LaLiga last season and has a debt of 1.2 billion euros.

They were eliminated from the Champions League in the Paris Saint-Germain round of 16 and could still face sanctions from UEFA for refusing to withdraw from the short-lived European Super League project.

Last week, club president Joan Laporta said, that talks for Messi’s new deal are « going well » and insisted on Monday that Aguero’s signing was part of a wider Barca rebuilding.

« Aguero’s signing is for Aguero. We want to build a competitive team and of course we want Leo to stay. We already told him that, « said Laporta.

Aguero’s signing for Barca comes two days after missing the Champions League win with City. Pep Guardiola’s side lost this season’s final to Chelsea at the end of an injury-related season .

His last appearance for City was a replacement for Raheem Sterling towards the end of the final in Porto, when the newly crowned Premier League champions tried in vain to win Europe’s top prize for the first time.

He leaves City as All-time scorer with 260 goals and the most goals scored for a single club in Premier League history – 184 goals in 275 games.

« A knee problem kept me away for a few months, I got myself recovered, I have Covid … but in the last four months I have felt very good physically. « 

His move to Barcelona had taken a long time, and Guardiola said a week ago that he would be shortly before e I have a deal with the Catalan giants.

He will be competing in this year’s Copa America, which was relocated to Brazil on Monday from Colombia and his native Argentina.

« If you made that decision, it’s because that things are not going well in Argentina. There have been many infections and many deaths in the past few days. I think it was a good decision, « said Aguero.

Changed date:

June 01, 2021 10:47:26 AM


The Camp Nou ax appears to be hovering over the Dutch coach, according to the Catalan press, whose successes may not save him from the sack.

Atletico Madrid won their first league title in seven years on Saturday. It was the team’s 11th championship title and the third since 1996, when Simeone was still playing for the club.

The City top scorer, who has spent a decade at Etihad, scored a quick double in the champions’ 5-0 win over Everton in his last Premier League appearance on Sunday.

Sign up for a weekly curated briefing on key strategic matters from around the world.


Sergio Agüero,FC Barcelona,Manchester City F.C.,Lionel Messi,UEFA Champions League,Argentina national football team,Sergio Agüero, FC Barcelona, Manchester City F.C., Lionel Messi, UEFA Champions League, Argentina national football team,,,Aguero,Barca,Barcelona,football,KickingAround,LaLiga,Lionel Messi,Man City,Manchester City,Messi,Sergio Agüero,Spanish LaLiga,Sports,

Donnez votre avis et abonnez-vous pour plus d’infos

Vidéo du jour: