Manchester City announced, on Monday, the departure of Argentine star Sergio Aguero, from the team at the end of the current season, when his contract expires.
Manchester City published a statement, on its official website , announcing that Aguero would not renew his contract.
Khaldoun Al Mubarak, president of the club, said of Aguero: “His contributions over the ten years with the team cannot be counted … his legend will remain indelibly engraved from the memories of every fan of the club, and every fan of football.”
He added, “These are not words of farewell, as there is a lot to achieve in the remaining time for Sergio with us, and we look forward to his contribution to the challenges that lie ahead.”
He concluded: “I am pleased to announce that we will commission a sculptor to create a statue of Sergio at the Etihad Stadium, along with two statues under construction, of Vincent Kompany and David Silva, and we look forward to an opportunity to bid farewell to Sergio at the end of the season.”
Aguero moved to Manchester City in 2011, coming from Atlético de Madrid, and managed to score 257 goals and score 73 assists, in 384 games with the English team.