An insight into some of the finer details of Sergio Aguero’s imminent move to Barcelona has been forthcoming this weekend.
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Camp Nou bound
The headline news in the European media on Friday of course came in the form of confirmation that Aguero is set to link up with Barca.
On the back of confirmation arriving late in March that the Argentine hitman was set to depart long-time employers Manchester City come the end of the campaign, speculation surrounding his future had since been rampant.
La Liga heavyweights Barcelona, though, had long been viewed as favourites to actually secure a free agent deal.
In turn, it did not come as a huge surprise when transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, among others, confirmed on Friday that an agreement had been reached on the terms of a two-year contract in Catalunya:
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. 🔵🔴 #FCB
More: Barcelona are also getting closer to sign Memphis Depay. He confirmed to his new lawyers that he wants to join Barça 🚨🇳🇱
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) May 21, 2021
Wage cut incoming
Aguero’s imminent arrival at the Camp Nou, though, has since split opinion amongst the Blaugrana fanbase.
This comes with Barca, just last summer, having allowed one ageing striker – Luis Suarez – to move on, only to replace the Uruguayan with a soon-to-be 33-year-old.
If the latest word regarding Aguero’s La Liga switch doing the rounds in Spain is to be believed, though, then those who still have their doubts when it comes to the Argentine’s arrival could yet get on board with the addition.
This comes amid the financial details of Aguero’s Barcelona contract coming to the fore online.
Not only that, but Aguero’s arrival is expected to play a key role in Lionel Messi putting pen to paper on fresh terms with the Blaugrana:
🚨| Sergio Aguero’s salary will be around €5M per year. Agüero will join for two years. This is one of the main reasons Messi is staying at Barça.
— City Chief (@City_Chief) May 22, 2021
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