The bromance between Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero is well known in the footballing industry. The duo are well in contact with each other despite being 1,133 miles away from each other.
Reports in Spain suggest that Real Madrid is eyeing the Manchester City striker Aguero as a world-class signing to replace the depleting Karim Benzema. Madrid is on the lookout for strikers, following their poor start in La Liga and UEFA’s Champions League.
Madrid president Florentino Perez is keen to land a marquee signing, and Spanish publication Diario Gol claims Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero is at the top of his list. Aguero’s close friend and International teammate Lionel Messi has intervened to warn the striker from joining the rival club.
Messi spoke against Aguero joining Real Madrid:
Further, the same report said that Messi told Aguero that his development at Manchester City would be more than the development that he would get once he joins Real Madrid.
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The striker remains in contract with the side led by Pep Guardiola until the end of 2019. Guardiola too looks like he is not interested in business with the Madrid side for the Argentinian striker.
Aguero made headlines midweek when he scored the two goals against Napoli, which made him the highest goalscorer for the Etihad side. The Argentina international notched his 178th goal for City in their 4-2 win over Napoli in the Champions League.
“I am very happy for this moment. I am more happy for the win and to qualify, I am very happy today,” Aguero said. “I don’t know (how many more I can score) I think every game to play 100%, I don’t know how many more I can score. I just need to play the same way. To work.” said the happy striker following the win against Napoli.