Embattled Man City star ready to join Barcelona for pay cut in the summer

Embattled Man City star ready to join Barcelona for pay cut in the summer

- Sergio Aguero will reportedly accept a pay cut if he joins Barcelona in the summer

- The Manchester City striker will be out of contract at the end of the current campaign

- Serie A sides Inter Milan and Juventus as well as PSG are also interested in the 32-year-old

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Man City striker Sergio Aguero will be happy to join Spanish giants Barcelona with a pay cut, according to reports, The Sun

Paris Saint-Germain, Inter Milan and Juventus are also interested in signing the Argentine whose contract is set to expire at the end of the season.

The 32-year-old is destined to leave the Etihad unless fully shakes off doubts over his fitness and sharpness.

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And it is understood that City's record goal scorer would accept lower wages begin life at Nou Camp.

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Reports also claim that Aguero might demand a bonus sum to join the La Blaugrana who are facing financial challenges.

Embattled Man City star ready to join Barcelona for pay cut in the summer
Man City star Sergio Aguero ready to join Barcelona for pay cut in the summer. Photo by Laurence Griffiths
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It is believed that Aguero's agent alerted Joan Laporta even before he was elected Barcelona president.

Aguero has struggled with several injury problems from the start of the season and has failed to integrate himself into Pep Guardiola's starting XI.

The elite goal scorer made just seven appearances for City this season without finding the backing of the net but he has two Champions League goals.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Pep Guardiola has hailed Man United after the Red Devils ended his side's 21-game unbeaten run on Sunday evening, March 7.

A goal each from Bruno Fernandes and Luke Shaw proved to be the difference as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer engineered a memorable win at Etihad Stadium.

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Fernandes scored United's opener inside the second minute of the kick-off, converting from the spot after Gabriel Jesus tripped Anthony Martial in the area.

Efforts by City to restore parity in the first half were unsuccessful as United remained resolute at the back to fend off every attack.

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