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Man City star Aguero signs new contract to remain at Etihad

EPL By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 21/09/2018

Sergio Aguero, Man City

Manchester City star Sergio Aguero signs a new £220,000-a-week contract to remain at Etihad Stadium until summer 2021.

The 30-year-old striker moves to Premier League Champions from Atletico Madrid in 2011 for a reported fee of £38m and he has gone on to notch 204 goals in 299 appearances and to become Cityzen all-time goal scorer.

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Aguero has previously talked of his wish to end his career back in his homeland playing for his first club Independiente.

Argentina international told CityTV. "I am happy for this additional year.

"My idea was being here for 10 years. I've been here for seven years, it's going to be 10 when the contract expires.

"Hopefully, that's going to happen. This was the main reason I signed."

Director of Football Txiki Begiristain added: "We are delighted that Sergio is extending his stay at Manchester City.

"He has been so important to this Club since his arrival in 2011 and he remains at the forefront of what we are want to achieve in the coming years.

"We are fortunate to have had one of the best strikers in the world at our Club for so many years and I'm sure our supporters will be thrilled with this news."

Aguero has already scored five goals and assisted a further two in six games this season.

 

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