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‘Aguero is irreplaceable’ – Guardiola pays tribute to departing Manchester City legend

The Argentine striker has confirmed he will probably be leaving the membership after 10 trophy-crammed seasons

Manchester City manger Pep Guardiola has mentioned Sergio Aguero is “irreplaceable” forward of the striker’s departure this summer season.

City confirmed on Monday that Aguero can be leaving the membership on the finish of the season, ending a ten-yr keep that noticed the Argentine develop into the membership’s all-time high scorer. 

Though City will possible herald a brand new striker to assist fill Aguero’s void, Guardiola admitted that a lot of what the veteran striker provides will not be replaceable. 

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What was mentioned?

“We have still two months ahead, and today I saw the training session, how brilliant he was and his commitment,” Guardiola instructed Sky Sports.

“Sergio is irreplaceable. I may say when it comes to numbers he will be replaceable, it is not simple if you see greater than 360 video games performed and greater than 250 targets, the quantity of titles.

“So it is the legend, the perfect striker this membership has ever had for this century by the years, however is irreplaceable within the souls, within the hearts, within the minds of our followers, of our folks, of the gamers that performed alongside him and all of the managers who labored with him.

“He’s a fantastic person, a human being, and I’m pretty sure if his mind is still aggressive like he is, he can extend his career longer and longer than maybe two or three or four or five years.”

Aguero’s legacy at City

The 32-yr-previous will go away City as a free agent in the summertime after establishing himself as maybe the membership’s biggest ever participant. 

Aguero’s most memorable second got here on the ultimate day of the 2011-12 Premier League season, as his damage-time winner in opposition to QPR sealed City’s first English title since 1968.

The Argentine has scored 257 targets in his City profession, changing into far and away the membership’s all-time high scorer (Eric Brook is in second place with 177 targets).

Among different private information, Aguero is the very best scoring non-English participant in Premier League historical past and fourth-highest-scoring participant general.

Aguero additionally helped City to main workforce success, profitable 4 Premier League titles, one FA Cup and 5 League Cups.

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