Lionel Messi: Sergio Aguero makes startling Barcelona transfer claim


Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has heap praise, Pep Guardiola despite his early struggles under the Spanish coach at Etihad.

Aguero was asked in an interview with TyC Sports about the possibility of linking up with close friend and compatriot Lionel Messi at club level (h/t Marca's Charly Siffredi).

Sergio Aguero has dismissed the possibility of a rumoured move to Barcelona this summer. Even for a matter of age, both mine and his.

But the Argentina worldwide has been back to his best this season, scoring 30 goals to become the club's all-time record scorer despite a number of injury setbacks.

Aguero's father recently told newspaper Ole that "it's possible" the pair could yet play together at club level (h/t Aaron Flanagan of the Mirror).

Aguero, meanwhile, has admitted he would have missed the World Cup in Russian Federation this summer had he not made a decision to have an operation on his damaged knee.

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"I talked to the Manchester City doctors this year and we said we're going to wait because we were still in the Champions League". He told me to stay calm and to take care of my knee.

"Pep supported me a lot".

"It is the first time in five years that I can bend my knee without feeling pain", he stated.

And he admits that he feels a lot better, adding: "If I did not get the procedure done, I would've missed the World Cup".

"The truth is that since 2013 I have been suffering with my knee - that season I had problems, after 2014 I had problems - something always bothered me in the knee".

"For example, for the last five years I couldn't flex my knee all the way and now I can do it".