Barcelona director of football Mateu Alemany has denied reports that striker Sergio Aguero has retired from football.
Journalist Gerard Romero reported that Aguero will be forced to retire due to a heart condition suggestions that has been dismissed by Alemany has dismissed claiming that the decision would only be made by the medics.
“I don’t know where it’s come from. I spoke to him and he’s calm. I told him he can come when he wants. It’s a medical issue. We have to wait,” he said, as reported by Tom Allnutt via Barca Universal.
Sergio Agüero’s set to retire from football due to heart problems, @gerardromero reports. The decision has been made and Barcelona have been informed. 🇦🇷 #FCB— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) November 20, 2021
Press conference to clarify the situation expected next week. pic.twitter.com/qwBk3zYk7O
“You have to respect the situation a lot and give time to Kun. The medics will evaluate him. Accelerating anything is imprudent, let the medics and Kun be calm.
"Now it's not clear and it's very delicate. He has our support, we'll see if it goes well or not. There's no news. Wait, please."
Barcelona ruled Aguero out of action for three months at the start of November 2021 after he was taken off in the 1-1 La Liga draw with Alves after reporting chest discomfort during the first half.