The coach praised the center forward, who will leave the English club after ten years, at the end of the European season, in June this year.
Josep Guardiolacoach Manchester City, commented on the board’s decision not to renew with Sergio Aguero, idol and greatest scorer in the club’s history. In the understanding of the Spanish coach, the striker is a legend that has put the team on another level, and his departure can be treated as irreplaceable. “I could say that in terms of numbers it can be substituted, it is not easy when you see more than 360 games played and more than 250 goals, in addition to the number of titles. He is a legend, the best striker this club has had for this century over the years, but he is irreplaceable in the souls, hearts, minds of our fans, the players who played alongside him and all the managers who worked with him, ”he said in an interview with the English TV channel Sky Sports.
“When he came here, the club was on a level and he helped to put it one step higher. And that is why all the people are still here and it is clear that the fans will always be grateful ”, added Guardiola, who is expected to recommend another striker to City’s board to dispute position with the Brazilian Gabriel Jesus. In an official statement, Manchester City has also announced the departure of their striker and has spared no praise for the star. The club recalled the achievements it had achieved in England and the way it represented the team over the past few seasons. “For City, Agüero scored an incredible 257 goals in 384 matches. He will forever be remembered as one of the greatest players in the history of the Premier League and is the most lethal scorer of all time in the league if you take into account the average number of goals per minute played, ”said the official note.