Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta sends message to Sergio Aguero as summer transfer edges closer

Sergio Aguero is about to depart Manchester City after 9 trophy-laden years within the North-West.

Aguero joined City in 2011 and has scored a whopping 258 objectives for the membership, profitable 5 Premier League titles alongside the best way.

The mercurial Argentine is reportedly shut to finalising a transfer to Spanish giants Barcelona together with his contract at City expiring this summer.

Aguero may depart the Cityzens on a excessive with Pep Guardiola’s aspect dealing with Chelsea in subsequent Saturday’s all-English Champions League remaining, having already secured the Premier League title this season.

And with the Carabao Cup already in City’s trophy, Aguero may depart the Etihad Stadium this summer having helped his aspect to a treble.

Sergio Aguero and Mikel Arteta throughout their Man City days

Current Arsenal boss, Mikel Arteta, labored with Aguero for 3 and a half years throughout his stint as City assistant coach, and the Spaniard paid a glowing tribute to the 32-year-old forward of his transfer to the Catalan membership.

Speaking earlier than Aguero’s City farewell on Sunday, Arteta mentioned: “It was an absolute pleasure to work with him.

“His character, his persona, he’s a loveable man after which among the finest abilities that I’ve seen.

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“What he’s performed on this league for thus lengthy, scoring the quantity of objectives that he’s performed.

“I believe he was a participant that contributed to change the notion of English soccer in numerous international locations.

“What he’s performed for Manchester City, I believe he was a giant contributor of fixing the historical past, the mentality and the profitable years that that they had after that.”

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