After beginning his career in native Argentina, it seems as though Sergio Aguero will see out his remaining days in football at the club where it all started for him.
The Manchester City forward has revealed that he plans to leave the Premier League following his involvement in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Aguero intends to see out the remaining years of his contract with his side, which will expire after the 2018-19 PL campaign.
Aguero recently spoke with radio station Independient en la Uno:
“In the last few months a lot of things have been said about a new contract, but I didn’t pay any attention,” he said. “It’s clear to me that when my contract ends, after the World Cup, I’m going to Independiente.
“Here at the club they are great with me, they always told me that they were open if the chance of a transfer arises. But where am I going to go in Europe?
While this news may sting a bit for the Citizens of Manchester, it cannot come as a complete shock.
Aguero, 27, has always made it clear that he’d likely return to Independiente, where he spent the first four years of his professional career. The diminutive striker came up in the ranks of the club, playing academy football with the Argentine side from 1997 to 2003.