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Sergio Aguero forced to announce retirement with heart condition

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According to reports, Barcelona striker Sergio Aguero will announce retirement from professional football on Wednesday due to his heart condition.

The Barcelona striker was taken off taken to the hospital after he reported some chest pain and complained about feeling dizzy during the La Liga game against Alaves in October. Since then he has not featured for the club.

Aguero went down clutching his chest during the game against Alaves and was forced off in the 41st minute. He left the Camp Nou in an ambulance and was taken directly to the hospital to undergo a series of examinations.

Initially, Sergio Aguero was only expected to be out for three months. In this time he would be closely monitored by medical professionals. Then a decision on his future would be made.

Aguero retirement, Six Sports

Sergio Aguero to give a statement on his future on Wednesday

But according to football journalist Emilio Perez de Rozas, the club and Sergio Aguero will announce on Wednesday that the Argentina striker will retire due to his heart problems.

Emilio Perez de Rozas told Marca:

“There is a ceremony on Wednesday wherein Aguero will announce that he’s retiring from football,” 

“It seems that it was decided a few weeks ago, as the journalist Gerard Romero had said. But Rafa Yuste (Barcelona vice-president) denied it. And said there were still a couple of months left before doctors would decide.

“But, according to my information, Barcelona have prepared his farewell.”

Aguero joined Barcelona in the summer as a free agent. After leaving Premier League champions Manchester City for free. Aguero was on the sidelines with a calf problem for the majority of the start of the season. He made five appearances for Barcelona in all competitions and recorded one goal during this time.

Sergio Aguero scored his first goal for Barcelona after coming off the bench against Real Madrid in the El Clasico. The match against Alaves in La Liga on Saturday was Aguero’s first start of the season. But it seems it would be labelled as his first and last start for Barcelona.

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