(Reuters) – Manchester Metropolis supervisor Pep Guardiola described striker Sergio Aguero as “irreplaceable” and backed the 32-year-old Argentine to complete his profession on the Premier League membership on a excessive.
Metropolis stated on Monday that their all-time high scorer, who has netted 257 objectives in 384 appearances and gained 4 Premier League titles, one FA Cup and 5 League Cups, will go away when his contract expires on the finish of the season.
“He is a legend, one of the best striker I ever had at this membership via the years… however he is irreplaceable within the thoughts for our followers, to our folks and to the gamers that performed alongside him or the supervisor who labored with him,” Guardiola informed Sky Sports activities.
“A incredible individual and human being. I am fairly certain if his thoughts continues to be aggressive like he’s, he can stand his profession longer… perhaps for 2, three, 4 or 5 years.”
Among the many highlights of Aguero’s Metropolis profession is his injury-time winner in opposition to Queens Park Rangers on the ultimate day of the 2011/12 season that secured the membership’s first English title in 44 years.
Aguero has struggled for health this season however Guardiola backed him to hit the headlines once more.
“It will be nice… I nonetheless suppose he has attention-grabbing objectives to attain for us this season. Thankfully, he is solely been out for one season. We have had a variety of success however we have missed him in some moments,” Guardiola added.
“To have a particular high quality like that is troublesome to seek out… the sense of aim, high quality… he is sharp.
“Particularly when he is generally offended… he makes power in his legs and is ready to near the field to make these runs for 5-10 metres and destroy one, two or three opponents and end.
“When he got here right here (in 2011) the membership was at one stage and he helped put the membership at a better stage… that is why all of the folks and the followers are grateful.”
(Reporting by Shrivathsa Sridhar in Bengaluru; Modifying by Toby Davis)