Manchester City have confirmed that record-goalscorer Sergio Aguero will leave the club at the end of the season, bringing a close to a decade in Manchester.
Aguero has struggled with injury this season and with the striker turning 33 in June, both parties feel it is the right time for the Argentine to move on.
The club has already announced that Aguero will be immortalized in Manchester with a statue of him, David Silva and Vincent Kompany in the works.
Khaldoon Al Mubarak said: “Sergio’s contribution to Manchester City over the last 10 years cannot be overstated. His legend will be indelibly etched into the memories of everyone who loves the Club and maybe even in those who simply love football.
“This is not yet the moment for farewell words and speeches. There is still much to achieve in the remainder of the time we have with Sergio, and we look forward to his contributions to the challenges which lay ahead.
“In the meantime, it gives me great pleasure to announce that we will be commissioning an artist to create a statue of Sergio to live at the Etihad Stadium alongside the ones under construction for Vincent and David. And we look forward to the opportunity to bid Sergio a fitting farewell at the end of the season.”