Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has revealed that Argentine striker Sergio Aguero is close to signing a deal with the famous Spanish club Barcelona.
Aguero signed off at the Etihad Stadium on May 23 scoring two goals for his team.
For a long time, City’s all-time top goal scorer had been linked with a free transfer to Barcelona once his contract expires this summer. Guardiola confirmed the news and was confident Aguero would enjoy playing at Barcelona
“Maybe I reveal a secret. Maybe he is close to agreeing on a deal for the club of my heart — for Barcelona. He is going to be playing alongside the best player of all time, Messi”, Guardiola told the media.
Manchester City defeated Everton 5-0 on May 23 and the side was handed the Premier League title for the 2020-21 season. They finished with 86 points from 38 games.
Meanwhile, Barcelona finished third in La Liga seven points behind champions Atletico Madrid and five behind Real Madrid. They were knocked out of the Champions League in the round of 16 by Paris St Germain.