Sergio Aguero Completes Barcelona Transfer

Sergio Aguero has joined Barcelona after his exit from Manchester City, the Spanish club announced on Monday.

Aguero, 32, left Manchester City following the expiry of his contract at the end of the season and has signed with Barca until the end of the 2022-23 season.

The Argentine striker will be presented at the Nou Camp with club president Joan Laporta on Monday evening.

Aguero made his final appearance for City as a substitute during their 1-0 Champions League final loss against Chelsea on Saturday in Porto.

He will now travel to Argentina to join his national side for their World Cup qualifiers against Chile and Colombia.

Aguero’s acquisition fills a searing need in the centre forward position for Barcelona following the departure of Luis Suarez last summer,

Aguero joined City from Atlético Madrid in 2011 and scored a record 260 goals in 390 appearances including the dramatic winner against QPR that helped secure City’s first Premier League title the in 2011-2012 season.

In all, he won five Premier League titles, one FA Cup, six League Cup triumphs and a Champions League runners-up medal.

The Argentine departs England as the top overseas goalscorer in Premier League history and he also sits fourth in the league’s all-time scorers list. He also has the best minutes-to-goals ratio in the Premier League history,

A truly gifted centre forward, when City announced Aguero’s departure in March they also confirmed that a statue of Aguero has been commissioned, to stand alongside those currently in work to honour David Silva and Vincent Kompany to commemorate his contribution to the club.