Manchester City unveil Sergio Aguero statue at Etihad

Manchester City legend Sergio Aguero says the new statue of him to mark the 10th anniversary of the club’s first Premier League title captures the “best moment of my life.” The statue, unveiled at the Etihad Stadium, celebrates Aguero’s goal in the fourth minute of injury time in the final game of the 2011-12 season. The goal won City their first…

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Depay on target as Barcelona beat Mallorca

Barcelona held on to beat Mallorca in La Liga to end a run of three home defeats in a row in all competitions. Never have Barcelona lost four successive games at the Nou Camp, and goals from Memphis Depay and Sergio Busquets ensured history would not be made. Depay lashed in a superb opener after taking down Jordi Alba’s ball…

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Barcelona to move out of Nou Camp for a season during renovation

Barcelona will move out of their Nou Camp home for the 2023-24 season while the stadium is redeveloped. The Spanish club have received a permit from their city council for the renovation and work will start in June. They will be able to play at an almost full-capacity Nou Camp next season but will relocate to the Olympic Stadium in…

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Barcelona held by Eintracht Frankfurt in Germany

Ferran Torres scored for Barcelona as they fought back at Eintracht Frankfurt to earn a draw in the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final. Ansgar Knauff’s superb long-distance strike shortly after half-time raised the prospect of a first Barcelona defeat since December. But Torres combined brilliantly with Frenkie de Jong before scoring with a low drive. The hosts had…

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Barcelona edge Sevilla to move second on log

Pedri scored a brilliant second-half goal as Barcelona beat Sevilla to move up to second in La Liga and keep their title hopes alive. After a goalless first half, the 19-year-old midfielder showed great composure on the edge of the box to thump a shot into the bottom corner. Sevilla had a penalty shout in the first half when Anthony…

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Sergio Aguero set to announce retirement on Wednesday

Sergio Aguero is set to announce his retirement on Wednesday less than six months after joining Barcelona, reports Guillem Balague. The 33-year-old has struggled with injuries and health problems since moving to Spain, making only five appearances for the Catalan side. In his final game, on 30 October, he was substituted and taken to hospital after experiencing “chest discomfort”. Aguero finishes…

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Sergio Aguero ruled out for 10 weeks

Barcelona striker Sergio Aguero will be out for 10 weeks because of a right calf injury, say the La Liga club. In a statement, Barca say tests on the Argentine forward have confirmed a tendon injury. Aguero, 33, joined Barcelona from Manchester City on a two-year contract in June. He spent 10 years at City, during which time he became…

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