Sergio Aguero’s future remains a hot topic as the Manchester City striker weighs up his next move.
It was announced last Monday that after a decade of service at the Etihad Stadium, the 32-year-old will depart the current Premier League leaders upon the expiry of his contract in June.
“When a cycle comes to an end, many sensations arise,” Aguero said. “A huge sense of satisfaction and pride remains in me for having played with Manchester City for a whole ten seasons – unusual for a professional player in this day and age.
“Ten seasons with major achievement, throughout which I was able to become the top historic goalscorer and forging an indestructible bond with all those who love this club – people who will always be in my heart.
“I was to join during the reconstruction era of 2011, and with the guidance of the owners and the contribution of many players, we earned a place among the greatest in the world.
“The task to maintain this well-deserved privileged position will remain on others.
“As for myself, I will continue to give it my utmost for the rest of the season to win more titles and bring more joy to the fans.
“Then, a new stage with new challenges will begin and I am fully ready to face them with the same passion and professionalism that I have always dedicated to continue competing at the highest level.”
It is clear that next season will mark the beginning of a new chapter in Aguero’s career, but where will that be?
As per City Xtra, Aguero is aware of interest from within the Premier League but would prefer a move to Europe after 10 years at the Etihad Stadium.
As a result, this decision would be a boost for the likes of Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, and Inter Milan, all of whom have been tipped as potential destinations for the Argentine.
However, that might not be the case as it would appear the striker has had a change of heart.
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According to the Telegraph, Aguero is willing to stay in the top-flight of English football and prove himself away from Manchester City.
It’s understood that the 32-year-old would remain in the country for the right offer and is open to proving he can add to his 257 goals in England.
Furthermore, the report states that the striker is also happy to forego Champions League football next season.
Interestingly, Chelsea and Tottenham are two clubs Aguero would consider and both are trailing West Ham United in the race for the final top-four spot.