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Is Barcelona’s Sergio Aguero retiring due to heart condition? Barcelona star to meet media

Barcelona and Argentina star Sergio Aguero is anticipated to make clear his future at a press convention on Wednesday amid speak of a heart drawback forcing him into retirement.

Aguero had been out of motion since struggling chest pains throughout Barca’s 1-1 draw in opposition to Alaves in La Liga on October 30. It is anticipated that he’ll announce his retirement.

The 33-year-old was taken to hospital for assessments and subsequently identified with a cardiac arrhythmia.

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Aguero signed with Barcelona this previous summer season after the expiration of his Manchester City contract, however made simply 4 appearances earlier than his situation surfaced, scoring one aim (video beneath).

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Aguero will likely be joined on the press convention by membership president Joan Laporta having spent final weekend taking in a dramatic finish to the 2021 Formula One season in Abu Dhabi, which noticed Max Verstappen controversially pip Lewis Hamilton to the World Championship title.

Ex-Barca and present Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola, who labored with the South American at Man City, and Txiki Begiristain — director of soccer on the Etihad Stadium — can even be in attendance for the announcement.

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Aguero’s profession achievements

Aguero has scored 379 objectives in 663 video games throughout spells at Independiente, Atletico Madrid, Manchester City and Barca, whereas additionally recording 118 assists.

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The Argentine has received 17 trophies in complete, 15 of which had been claimed throughout his 10-year keep at City, the place he established himself among the many finest forwards of his era.

The Manchester membership received 5 Premier League titles with Aguero main the road, and he famously scored the dramatic late successful aim in opposition to QPR that gave them their first crown beneath Roberto Mancini in 2011-12.

He left Etihad Stadium on the finish of his contract in the summertime of 2021 earlier than becoming a member of Barca, however accidents have restricted him to simply 5 appearances for the Spanish giants earlier than the foremost well being scare in opposition to Alaves.

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