Sergio Aguero is considering interest from Juventus, Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain after ruling out a return to Argentine club football after confirming his departure from Manchester City this summer.
The 32-year-old, who with 181 goals is the highest-scoring non-Englishman in Premier League history, will leave Etihad at the end of the season after City confirmed on Monday that he would not be offered a new contract to replace his existing contract, which expires on June 30th.
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Aguero had previously said his goal was to return to Argentina at the end of his stay in City to play for the youth club Independiente.
But sources have told ESPN that Aguero believes he can play at the highest level for at least two more seasons in Europe and the striker is now ready to use his free agent status this summer to secure a spot at the top of the game to secure clubs.
ESPN recently reported that Barca are monitoring Aguero’s situation in City as they fear Lionel Messi will leave Camp Nou by the end of this season.
PSG are also interested in the Argentina international, while Juve is another option for the Italian champions who want to plan a life without Cristiano Ronaldo in case the former Manchester United and Real Madrid striker leaves the Turin club at the end of the season.
Sources have told ESPN that Aguero is aware of the interest within the Premier League but after 10 years in England the player would prefer to move to Europe.
After signing a £ 35m move from Atletico Madrid for City in 2011, Aguero won four Premier League titles, five EFL Cup trophies and an FA Cup QPR in May 2012, which was the first title of the Sealed city for 44 years and turned into one of the most memorable moments in Premier League history.
But injuries and a slip in COVID-19 have limited Aguero to just four Premier League starts and one goal of the season this season. In total, he has only played 14 games in all competitions and scored three goals.
However, Aguero is now fit and ready to contribute to City’s quest for an unprecedented quadruple of the Premier League, FA Cup, EFL Cup and Champions League this season.