Barcelona have emerged as clear favourites to signal Sergio Aguero, who will depart Manchester City in the summertime.
The Premier League giants introduced that their report goalscorer shall be leaving after ten years of stellar service.
Tributes have unsurprisingly come pouring in for the soon-to-be five-time Premier League winner, who scored one of many iconic Premier League targets with a stoppage-time strike in opposition to QPR in Could 2012.
City followers will always remember him and Aguero’s heartfelt assertion exhibits he’ll always remember his time in Manchester.
It learn: “When a cycle involves an finish, many sensations come up. An enormous sense of satisfaction and satisfaction stays in me for having performed with Manchester City for a complete 10 seasons – uncommon for knowledgeable participant nowadays.
“Ten seasons with main achievement, all through which I used to be in a position to turn out to be the highest historic goalscorer and forging an indestructible bond with all those that love this membership – individuals who will all the time be in my coronary heart.
“I used to be to affix in the course of the reconstruction period of 2011, and with the steerage of the house owners and the contribution of many gamers, we earned a spot among the many best on the planet.
“The duty to keep up this well-deserved privileged place will stay on others.
“As for myself, I’ll proceed to present it my utmost for the remainder of the season to win extra titles and convey extra pleasure to the followers.
“Then, a brand new stage with new challenges will start and I’m absolutely able to face them with the identical ardour and professionalism that I’ve all the time devoted to proceed competing on the highest stage.”
However at 32 years previous, Aguero nonetheless has a couple of years left within the sport. So, what’s subsequent for the Argentine striker?
The bookies say Barca are the frontrunners to signal Aguero, who shall be accessible on a free switch from July 1 – Ladbrokes providing odds of 11/10 for him to go to the Camp Nou.
However Aguero could possibly be tempted by a transfer to America with any MLS membership 5/1 to signal him, whereas a transfer to his homeland has been tipped at 13/2. In between these odds is a switch to Inter Milan at 6/1, whereas fellow Italian facet Napoli are 8/1 to signal him.
A return to Atletico Madrid, who City signed Aguero from in the summertime of 2011, has been given 12/1 odds. Elsewhere, French champions Paris Saint-Germain are 16/1 to signal him, whereas Actual Madrid are 20/1 outsiders.
Sergio Aguero subsequent membership odds
- Barcelona – 11/10
- Any MLS Membership – 5/1
- Inter Milan – 6/1
- Any Argentinian Membership – 13/2
- Napoli – 8/1
- Atletico Madrid – 12/1
- Juventus – 12/1
- Lazio – 16/1
- PSG – 16/1
- AC Milan – 20/1
- Actual Madrid – 20/1
For now, Gabriel Jesus would be the one to step into Aguero’s very massive footwear however City have been linked with a variety of high strikers, together with Erling Haaland, Kylian Mbappe and Harry Kane.
Former Man City participant believes City ought to go after Borussia Dortmund hotshot Haaland, who he believes is the ‘good candidate’ to be Aguero’s alternative.
Sinclair informed talkSPORT: “I’d say it’s one of many two which can be being talked about as a result of they’re so medical – Mbappe and Haaland. I believe each would swimsuit City’s model of play.
“I truly suppose Haaland just a little bit extra. He will get concerned in a minimal approach within the build-up which is sort of what City like, one or two contact performs, going by means of the traces.
“Haaland could be the right candidate for me. The connection along with his dad [former Man City player Alfe-Inge Haaland], his model of soccer, he’d be my selection.”