Sergio Aguero reveals what he mentioned to Lionel Messi when he discovered that he was leaving Barcelona

Sergio Aguero reveals what he said to Lionel Messi when he learned that he was leaving Barcelona

Aguero joins as Messi departs

This summer season noticed free brokers aplenty.

Sergio Aguero was among the many first to signal for a brand new membership, becoming a member of Barcelona after a decade spent within the sky blue of Manchester Metropolis, throughout which period he had notched up 184 Premier League objectives and gained each main honour besides the Champions League.

Nevertheless, one factor that he nor Barcelona counted on was the departure of membership legend and one of many biggest to ever play, Lionel Messi. It emerged that Aguero’s nationwide teammate couldn’t be added to the squad resulting from monetary constraints, with Messi subsequently becoming a member of PSG on a free switch.

Requested by Spanish outlet El Pais if he regretted becoming a member of Barcelona within the wake of Messi’s departure, Aguero revealed that though he anticipated to play with Messi, he nonetheless would have joined regardless. The Argentine claimed:

I arrived with the expectation of enjoying with Leo and {that a} good workforce can be put collectively, which was what the membership tried to do. After they referred to as me, I believed: “I don’t care what they pay me. I’m feeling good and I’m going to assist the workforce as a lot as I can”

Aguero talks esports

Bizarrely, Aguero recounts that when he visited Messi earlier than his departure for Paris, it was esports that dominated the understandably one-sided dialog, detailing:

It was a second of shock. He was very unhealthy. Once I discovered I couldn’t consider it. That Saturday I went to see him at his home. And, due to my character, since I couldn’t see it effectively, I attempted to make him neglect what had occurred. I noticed that he was half off and was making an attempt to distract him. I used to be telling him about my Esports workforce and the issues we had been doing.

Sergio Aguero reveals what he said to Lionel Messi when he learned that he was leaving Barcelona

BEIJING – AUGUST 23: Argentinian forwards Lionel Messi (L) and Sergio Aguero gold medal pose through the males’s Olympic soccer match medal ceremony on the nationwide stadium in Beijing  (Picture by Koji Watanabe/Getty Pictures).

With Aguero now match and firing, having scored in a behind-closed-doors pleasant earlier this week, there’s plenty of strain on the Argentine to fireside Barcelona again in the direction of the place they belong.

Will he be capable of rise to it?

Learn extra:

Manchester Metropolis ahead dominated out for a month with a damaged foot

‘You misplaced Messi? We by no means had Messi’; Diego Simeone takes intention at struggling rivals Barcelona

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