Advertisement

Sport

Barcelona confirm free transfer of Man City legend Sergio Aguero

Sergio Aguero has completed a free transfer to Barcelona.  The Argentina international striker turns...


Barcelona confirm free transfe...

Sport

Barcelona confirm free transfer of Man City legend Sergio Aguero


Sergio Aguero has completed a free transfer to Barcelona. 

The Argentina international striker turns 33 on Tuesday, and was out of contract after a decade at Manchester City.

Aguero departed the Premier League club after Saturday's Champions League final defeat to Chelsea, during which he was a second half substitute.

He left as City's all-time record goalscorer, finding the net on 260 times in 390 games.

Aguero has signed a two-year deal at the Camp Nou, with a buyout clause set at €100million.

Free transfers are set to become a recurring theme at Barça this summer with the club mired in debt.

Aguero's former City teammate Eric Garcia is already confirmed to join, with Georginio Wijnaldum and Memphis Depay also rumoured to be on their way.

Wijnaldum provided an update on the potential move as he linked up with the Netherlands squad ahead of Euro 2020.

Out of contract at Liverpool, the 30-year old said, "You can't congratulate me yet. I can't say anything about it yet.

"It's not finished yet, so there is no news yet. We will see.

"I am still busy saying goodbye to Liverpool. I am still emotional because I got a goodbye that not many players got before me.

"Why I left, you will hear again. It will come out. The club also has to do with the fact that I am gone."

Barcelona have been forced to shop on the cheap due to their horrific debt situation.

The Catalan giants have a net debt of €488million, needing a group of European investors last month to dig them out of their short-term issues.

Brazil to stage Copa America despite nearly 500k COVID deaths



Read more about

Barcelona Eric Garcia Georginio Wijnaldum Gini Wijnaldum Man City Manchester City Memphis Depay Sergio Aguero

You might like

Live: Title

Now playing

00:00:00 / 00:00:00
Added to queue
Removed from queue

On Air

Share

Share

Up next

Episode title
Show
Duration

You currently have no podcasts in your queue.

Go to podcasts

On Air

Overnight

Overnight

12 AM-5 AM

Share

Up next

Early Breakfast

Early Breakfast

5 AM-7 AM

Share

The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show

The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show

7 AM-9 AM

Share

Dermot & Dave

Dermot & Dave

9 AM-12 PM

Share

Mairead Ronan

Mairead Ronan

12 PM-2 PM

Share

Fergal D'Arcy

Fergal D'Arcy

2 PM-4:30 PM

Share

The Last Word with Matt Cooper

The Last Word with Matt Cooper

4:30 PM-7 PM

Share

Pamela Joyce

Pamela Joyce

7 PM-10 PM

Share

Ed Smith

Ed Smith

10 PM-12 AM

Share

Overnight

Overnight

12 AM-5 AM

Share

00:00:00 / 00:00:00

Share on