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AGUERO TAKES PAY CUT FOR DEAL

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has reportedly taken a big pay cut to agree a deal with Spanish giants Barcelona. This is according to the report from Diario AS which revealed that the Argentine national team player will earn €5m annually at the Nou Camp.

Aguero earns €12m at Premier League champions Manchester City and he would be taking a 58.3% reduction in salary after his agreement with Barcelona. The 32-year-old Manchester City striker will leave the club this summer after a decade and has already agreed to a two-year deal with the Catalan giants. Aguero will join Barcelona on a free transfer with an official announcement expected after the Champions League final between Chelsea and Manchester City next weekend.

Manchester City star Aguero has had a frustrating season filled with injuries and Covid-19 but it has not impacted on his status as a Manchester City legend. Aguero suffered knee and knee injuries plus a bout of Covid-19 thus limiting him to just 682 minutes in 18 games in all competitions. He has four goals and one assist in those games. It is the first time that the Argentine has not hit double figures since his first season in Spanish football in the colours of Atletico Madrid.

Aguero might have played his last game for Manchester City after manager Pep Guardiola told reporters in his pre-press conference before the Everton game on the final day of the league season on Sunday that the club legend is doubtful with an adductor injury.

The Manchester City striker is unlikely to feature for the club again if he does not play against Everton this weekend with Guardiola favouring a false nine formation in the big games and the Champions League final clash with Chelsea at the end of the month is not expected to be an exception.

Aguero is a legend at Manchester City and his time at the club would be fondly remembered for the goal that won the first Premier League title for the Citizens at the end of the 2011/12 campaign. In addition, he has the most goals in the history of the club with 181 goals.