In an exclusive interview with AS, former Barcelona striker Sergio ‘Kun’ Agüero provided insight into the current status of FC Barcelona, expressing hope about Lionel Messi’s possible comeback and supporting Xavi Hernandez despite the team’s recent setbacks.
Agüero praised Lionel Messi as the “greatest player of all time” and talked about Messi’s unwavering devotion to Barcelona. Agüero pointed out that Messi still feels a strong sense of connection to the team and the community despite his absence and rumours of his impending return.
“Bueno vamos a jugar “ 🇦🇷 pic.twitter.com/xgQ42F794A
— Sergio Kun Aguero (@aguerosergiokun) October 30, 2023
Agüero implied that “it’s a matter of time” until Messi rejoins Barcelona, however the details of a possible comeback were not disclosed.
Thinking back to his short time at Barcelona, where Agüero played just four games, he underlined the importance of scoring against Real Madrid, highlighting the lasting influence of pivotal moments in sports.
Moving on to the current state of affairs at Barcelona, Agüero emphasised the financial challenges that had a profound impact on the organisation when Xavi took over as coach.
Agüero said he was confident in Xavi’s managerial skills and that the Barcelona great had a deep connection to the team. Agüero acknowledged the criticism that Xavi’s management style has received recently in the midst of a difficult situation, but he also stressed the importance of patience and Xavi’s track record of producing “excellent results in a short time.”
He applauded Xavi’s strategy for bringing in young talent and seasoned players, showing hope for the team’s future.
Fans were given a glimpse into the complex nature of football relationships as the interview revealed insights into the thoughts expressed by Agüero, Xavi, and Messi.
Agüero’s remarks evoke feelings of nostalgia, hope, and excitement for Barcelona’s future among the club’s uncertainty.