Video: Aguero confirms he will stay with Barcelona despite Messi’s surprise departure
Aguero rumoured unhappy at Messi departure
Barcelona have got a several problems to deal with this summer including the largest being the departure of Lionel Messi.
The Argentinian international conducted the press conference today in which he said goodbye to the club he has spent the entirety of his senior career so far.
Messi is expected to join PSG in a deal which could be announced in the coming days.
Messi to PSG is done! Medical tonight or tomorrow morning in Paris. Then he will sign his contract. This is incredible. @ESPNFC
— Julien Laurens (@LaurensJulien) August 8, 2021
Former Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero joined Barcelona in the summer on a free transfer with an expectation he would be playing alongside his compatriot and close friend.
When the news of Messi’s departure surfaced, so did rumours that Aguero was not happy, in some cases suggestions he was even considering leaving.
Aguero feels ‘betrayed’ by Barcelona after the Messi news. https://t.co/svstgyPFUu
— Football365 (@F365) August 6, 2021
Aguero shuts down rumours
However, Aguero has since answered fans concerns about rumours of him wanting to leave.
When asked from his car if he wanted to leave, he denied the claims.
He said, “Don’t worry, you have me all year long.”
⚠️🔵🔴 Agüero confirma que se queda en el Barça: “No te preocupes, me tienes todo el año” #fcblive pic.twitter.com/a2aJE6dAOn
— Albert Rogé (@albert_roge) August 7, 2021
Aguero joins Memphis Depay, Eric Garcia and Emerson who have all made the move to the Camp Nou so far.
Yet, there will continue to be the sting of a Messi sized hole and a perpetual apprehension about what the future will hold for Barcelona now he has gone.