OFFICIAL: Sergio Aguero Set To Officially Announce Retirement In A Press Conference On Wednesday

Sergio Aguero is set to officially announce his retirement from professional football on Wednesday.

The Barcelona forward will hold a press conference tomorrow at 11am, as Barcelona President Joan Laporta and his teammates  are also preparing a farewell ceremony for him where he will officially retire from the beautiful game after a dazzling 16-year career.

CloudNine Sports had reported last month that the Argentine international was diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat after experiencing breathing issues and chest discomfort against Alaves in the LaLiga earlier this month.

The heart condition had originally ruled Aguero out of action for only three months, but after series of test results from the hospital, the 33-year-old has been advised to call it quits.

Aguero recently joined the Spanish giants on a free transfer after parting ways at the end of his contract with his former club Manchester City last summer.

He scored 184 goals in 275 Premier League appearances to become the club's all-time record top-scorer.

The prolific goalscorer made his debut for Barca against Valencia on October 17 after returning from a calf injury.

He played only just five games for the Catalan side ( 4 in the La Liga, 1 in the Champions League), and managed to score just once in the El Clasico 2-1 defeat at home to Real Madrid.

Aguero began his professional career as a teenager in 2003 with Independiente in his homeland before joining Atletico Madrid. He later moved to Man City in 2011 where he spent a decade and became the fourth-highest goalsscorer in Premier League history.

He won five Premier League titles, one FA Cup and six League Cups during his time at the Etihad Stadium.

Across a total of 685 club appearances, Aguero registered an outstanding 386 goals, 118 assist, and won 17 trophies across Europe.

Internationally, the forward scored 41 goals in 101 games for Argentina, represented them at three World Cups, and was part of the squad that win the Copa America this year.

Barcelona have now begin to make an immediate search to replace the iconic striker, with former teammate Raheem Sterling identified as a top target, and Man United's Edison Cavani and Anthony Martial also been linked to the Camp Nou.

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