Barcelona have confirmed that Sergio Aguero will give a press conference on Wednesday, in which he is expected to announce his retirement from football.
Following recent issues that surfaced in one of his first La Liga matches at the Camp Nou club, the 33-year-old football legend is poised to retire after 18 years in the game.
Sergio Aguero helped Argentina win the Copa America, the 33-year-old joined Barcelona from Manchester City in July.
Prior to his move, he was diagnosed with Covid-19 and was brought to the hospital on October 30 after experiencing breathing problems while playing in a Liga match against Alaves.
❗ @aguerosergiokun will give a statement on his future from Camp Nou at 12pm CET on Wednesday December 15. The first-team football player will be joined by FC Barcelona president, Joan Laporta. pic.twitter.com/PcgpeuytCZ
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) December 14, 2021
“It looks clear the Argentine striker will announce his retirement after suffering cardiac arythmia,” Mundo Deportivo wrote on Tuesday
Aguero after joining Barcelona as a free agent from Manchester City has only appeared in five games for them.
He has scored 260 goals in 390 total appearances for City – winning five Premier League titles in the process – as well as 102 in 234 for Atletico Madrid prior to his move to England.