Sergio Aguero has told his family friends that his next footballing destination will be Barcelona instead of Chelsea, according to Beteve.

Aguero is set to leave Manchester City after the campaign’s conclusion, calling curtains on a truly wonderful decade of service in light blue.

However, his career is far from finished.

Manchester City v Borussia Moenchengladbach - UEFA Champions League Round Of 16 Leg Two
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY – MARCH 16: Sergio Aguero of Manchester City looks on during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 match between Manchester City and Borussia Moenchengladbach at Puskas Arena on March 16, 2021 in Budapest, Hungary. Manchester City face Borussia Moenchengladbach at a neutral venue in Budapest behind closed doors to prevent the spread of Covid-19 variants. (Photo by Manchester City FC/Manchester City FC via Getty Images)

Plenty of clubs are interested in landing the 32-year-old forward.

TyC Sports reported earlier this month that Chelsea were leading the race to sign Aguero.

The Blues are eager to secure a new striker, with Erling Haaland’s name also hot on their list.

Remaining in the Premier League is a very enticing prospect for City star, who is currently ranked fourth in the all-time goalscoring charts.

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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 27: Sergio Aguero of Manchester City warms up prior to the Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham United at Etihad Stadium on February 27, 2021 in Manchester, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Matt McNulty/Manchester City FC via Getty Images)

But this new development might steer him away from English shores.

Beteve suggested the Argentine international has informed those closest to him that Barcelona is where his future lies.

Possibly the main attraction about moving to Spain is a potential link up with international teammate, Lionel Messi.

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Argentina´s forwards Sergio Aguero (R) and Lionel Messi smile during a training session at Ciudad Deportiva Antonio Asensio in Palma de Mallorca on November 12, 2019. (Photo by JAIME REINA / AFP) (Photo by JAIME REINA/AFP via Getty Images)

Of course, with all the European Super League drama, transferring to Chelsea or Barcelona might not be such a promising solution.

Leaving one of the 12 clubs involved to join another seems like a strange step.

But for a player of Aguero’s talent, it would be hard to judge whichever team he does settle upon after City.

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