Barcelona newcomer Sergio Agüero has assessed the period of his performances for Manchester City and also spoke about Pep Guardiola’s words before the forward’s move to the Catalan club. Aguero recalled his conversation with former club coach Pep Guardiola. Prior to the confirmation of the striker’s move, Pep said you’re going to the best club in the world.
Speaking on City’s journey the player told As “With the exception of last season, I spent nine very good years at City. Apart from that, I managed to help the team achieve high results. Last season I did not manage to perform at my best because of problems with my knee. It is in perfect condition now. Now you just need to show it here.”
“When we won the Premier League, Guardiola told me at the gala dinner: “You go to the best team in the world.” On Guardiola’s possible return to Barca in the future, Agüero stated “Guardiola has an existing contract with Man City. I don’t have to talk about it.”
Joan Laporta on signing Sergio Agüero
Barcelona president Joan Laporta has spoken out about the signing of Manchester City forward Sergio Agüero. Laporta is confident that ahead of the 2021-22 campaign Aguero will help strengthen his side. He also emphasizes on more additions to coach Ronald Koeman’s squad. According to the president, the Argentine, who will turn 33 in a month, has taken a pay cut, with bonuses spelled out in his contract.
“We signed him due to the fact that he is an exceptional player. He plays in a very important position for any scheme, including ours. He is very effective and that is important,” said Laporta to Marca.
“The deal was signed because we wanted to see Sergio in a team that will be very competitive. We want to keep Messi and he knows it. This is just the first of a series of signings that will happen within a month. We have confidence, so we will be back on the winning track. We want to bring joy back to the Barcelona fans.”