Sergio Agüero has agreed to sign for Barcelona on a two-year contract when his
Manchester City deal expires next month.
The striker’s preference was to move to the Camp Nou and he has accepted a
lower salary than was available elsewhere but will receive a bonus if the team win the
Agüero, who will be 33 when next season starts, has been troubled during this
campaign by injuries which have restricted him to 18 appearances and four goals.
He hopes to make a farewell Etihad Stadium appearance against Everton on Sunday and
to play in the Champions League final the following Saturday.
“His performance when he fit was fit was incredible,” Guardiola said. “I am pretty sure
the 10,000 fans that will be in the stadium will show for the rest of the fans around
the world, and will give him his tribute and gratitude for what he’s done for this club
in terms of titles, numbers, performance – incredible.”
“Sergio Agüero to Barcelona, here we go! He’s set to join until June 2023, agreement
reached. Bonus included in case Barça will win the UCL.”
He also confirmed that Barcelona are closing in on signing former Manchester United
forward Memphis Depay.
“#FCB More: Barcelona are also getting closer to sign Memphis Depay. He confirmed to
his new lawyers that he wants to join Barça,” he added.