The Argentine famous person posted pictures of himself carrying the Barcelona shirt on Instagram with the caption: “With the identical dedication and fervour as ever, now Barça. Lengthy dwell Barcelona”.
“It’s an immense pleasure as a result of since I used to be a baby, and much more so now with Messi, I believed Barça have been the perfect membership on the planet,” Aguero mentioned in an announcement launched Monday by the membership.
“Any participant who is obtainable the prospect to play for Barça will come operating. I’ll attempt to do my greatest to assist the membership win nice issues.”
“We welcomed you with a tango, a really emotional dance, similar to you, as a result of we all know you’ll rating numerous objectives for Barça,” Laporta mentioned within the assertion.
Aguero joined Metropolis from Atletico Madrid in 2011 and received 5 Premier League titles, one FA Cup and 6 League Cups.
The Argentinian is Metropolis’s all-time prime scorer with 260 objectives in 390 appearances, however has struggled with accidents in latest seasons. Final season he made solely 12 Premier League appearances, scoring 4 objectives.
Aguero was unable to assist his facet win the coveted Champions League, nevertheless, enjoying over 20 minutes in his facet’s 0-1 defeat to Chelsea in Saturday’s remaining.
Barcelona additionally introduced the free buy of Manchester Metropolis defender Eric Garcia, who has signed a contract till the tip of the 2025/26 season. The membership has set the participant buy clause at a whopping 400 million euros ($ 489 million).
“The participant actually has to ‘redeem’ his contract on the stipulated quantity, even when in observe it’s the shopping for membership that pays the quantity via the participant,” in keeping with Geey.
Twenty-year-old Garcia was a part of the well-known Barcelona academy from 2008 to 2017, when he joined Manchester Metropolis.
The Spaniard, who was included in his nation’s Euro 2020 squad along with new teammates Jordi Alba, Sergio Busquets and Pedri, he solely made 12 appearances for Metropolis final season.
Ben Church and CNN’s Jack Man contributed to this report.