SERGIO AGUERO is still committed to Barcelona despite long-time friend Lionel Messi’s dramatic exit, according to reports.
Despite Aguero reportedly instructing his lawyers to look into the possibility of an early exit from Barca, the forward wants to stay and be a success.
According to SPORT, the 33-year-old has informed Barca that he is happy to stay and play for the club.
Aguero has linked up with his team-mates and stepped up preparations for Barca’s opening game of the season against Real Sociedad on August 15.
And the Manchester City legend could make his Barca debut tomorrow against Juventus in the Joan Gamper final.
The report contradicts rumours of Aguero instructing his lawyers to find a way out of his contract.
La Porteria reported that Aguero’s ‘future at Barca does not look good’.
But despite Aguero and Messi being best pals, Aguero has always made it clear that Messi’s future at the Barca would be decided between the player and the club.
When Aguero joined Barca back in May, he said: “Of course I hope to play with Lionel. I know him so well, we’re good friends.
“What happens with Leo is a decision that he and the club will make. It is a pride to play with him. I’ve played with him in the national team.”
The race to sign the hottest free agent in football history is heating up with Paris Saint-Germain believed to be the frontrunners to sign Messi.
The Parisians are believed to be edging closer to a two-year agreement with the Argentine with an option for a third year.
A move to the French capital will see Messi link up with another close friend in Neymar, reuniting after spending four years together at Barca.
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