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Has Aguero already signed new Man City deal?

Manchester City concluded contract negotiations with Sergio Aguero as far back as January, an official FIFA document suggests, despite the club having not yet announced the new deal for the Argentinian striker.

FIFA's list of Intermediary Transactions shows that Aguero's agent, Hernan Reguera, was used by City on January 27 of this year for a deal concerning the 27-year-old, 11 days before Goal first reported the club had been in talks to extend his contract.

Goal disclosed City's confidence that Aguero was willing to put pen to paper on a contract extension on February 7, revealing that the club had been in talks with the striker's camp during the previous weeks.

The FIFA document, which details Premier League clubs' dealings with registered agents between April 1, 2015 and February 1, 2016, hints that the ink has long since dried on a new deal.


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The Argentina international's current contract runs until 2019 but City had been trying to tie him to the club until at least 2020.

Aguero himself then cast doubt on those plans when he admitted in a radio interview that he would return to boyhood club Independiente "after the World Cup", which will take place in Russia in 2018.

In all, the document comprises 13 pages of dealings in which Premier League and Football League clubs have used intermediaries.

In the vast majority of cases, agents have been used to mediate a player transfer or a contract renewal. 

Thirty-six Manchester City-related deals make the list, including the summer signings of Kevin De Bruyne, Nicolas Otamendi, Patrick Roberts, Fabian Delph and Raheem Sterling.

A new contract for City youth team goalkeeper Angus Gunn is also listed, as are renewals for Premier League stars Jordan Henderson, Martin Skrtel, Jamie Vardy, Riyad Mahrez, Chris Smalling and David De Gea.

Any agreement that may have been reached between City and Aguero, however, is yet to be officially announced.