Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Figures Reveal Deadly Aguero Was an Absolute Steal

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Figures Reveal Deadly Aguero Was an Absolute Steal

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NEW figures claim Sergio Aguero was an even bigger bargain than we thought - coming in at Pounds 31.5m.

The fee quoted at the time, and which City did not contest, was that Kun cost Pounds 38m.

But the website Football Leaks, which specialises in digging out details of such moves, reveals that the agreed fee was Pounds 28.5m and that add-ons of Pounds 3m have since been paid for goals and appearances.

It is believed that selling club, Atletico Madrid, revealed a higher figure in order to quell the unrest among their fans at having to sell a favourite player, and City acquiesced in that.

Given that the formidable striker has since been a key figure in two Premier League triumphs, two League Cups and qualification for the last four Champions League group stages, it has been money well spent indeed. …

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