Sergio Aguero fulfilled his childhood dream by joining Barcelona
Aguero completed the free transfer from Manchester City on Monday and became Barcelona’s first signing of the 2021/22 season.
Aguero hopes he’ll play alongside Messi
No one is happier than Sergio Aguero on Monday night, fulfilling his childhood dream of joining Barcelona and admitting that he hopes to play alongside one of his close friends Lionel Messi. Aguero completed the free transfer from Manchester City on Monday and became Barcelona’s first signing of the 2021/22 season. “We hope to play together, but we’ve been negotiating for some time,” Aguero said in his presentation on his companion. “But they are his decisions with the club. It’s a pleasure, and I’m proud to play together; I lived with him and know him well and I think yes, he will stay. I talk to him every day, but I cannot say what we are talking about. He congratulated me. I have known him since childhood, and I train with him every day. In the national team, it is only sometimes, here every day.”
Barcelona is the best team in the world
Even if Messi were to leave, it wasn’t to take anything away from the moment for the former Manchester City man. “I’m thrilled. I will try my best to help the team win important titles,” added Aguero. “It is a great joy, and it is the best team in the world. As a boy, I said that they would look at me one day, and here I am, I never imagined it. When the opportunity came, anyone would come running. When Barcelona called me, I had no doubt, and I don’t want any other team; I only want Barcelona”. However, the centre forward would not be drawn on the future appointment coach of a coach. “It’s not my topic. The club will make a decision; I have no right to an opinion,” Aguero answered when asked about the topic. “I haven’t spoken to Koeman.”
He also sought to ease the concerns about his injury record, playing just 20 games last season for Manchester City. “Apart from last season, I had nine good seasons and helped the team achieve important things,” said Aguero. “This year due to a knee injury, then COVID… But for the last four months, I have been feeling good physically, and my knee is perfect.” Unfortunately, the 2020/21 season ended for Aguero in heartbreak, as he cried on the pitch in the Champions League final as the full-time whistle blew as Chelsea beat Man City in Porto.