Sergio Aguero “ready to retire after heart problems at age 33”, sensational reports show in Spain
SERGIO AGUERO is expected to announce his retirement next week, according to shock reports in Spain.
Manchester City’s all-time top scorer, still just 33, suffered from respiratory problems during Barcelona’s clash with Alaves last month.
Aguero was taken to hospital for testing before being excluded from action for at least three months to undergo a period of observation.
He was diagnosed with cardiac arrhythmia.
But reports in Spain are now sensational claiming that Aguero will be hanging up his boots in the coming days.
Barcelona journalist and streamer Gerard Romero revealed the news by tweeting: “Kun Aguero is retiring.
âHeart problems forced him to quit footballing activity.
“A press conference is scheduled to announce his retirement next week.”
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Many other major Spanish publications were quick to support the news.
Last week, reports in Spain revealed that the heart problem could lead Aguero to become “incompatible” with professional play and may no longer be “at the level required by Barcelona”.
Barcelona have yet to publish an official comment on Aguero’s current status.
But last week Aguero – who joined Barca for a free transfer in July – admitted he remained “positive”.
The Argentinian said: “Given the rumors, I tell them that I follow the indications of the doctors at the club, that I am doing tests and treatments and that I see my progress within 90 days.
Aguero has won 15 trophies, including five Premier League titles during his ten-year stint at Man City, scoring 260 goals in 390 games.
He has also played 101 times for his country – scoring 41 times – and ultimately helped Argentina win the Copa America earlier this year.
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