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Why Manchester City Striker Sergio Aguero Would Be a Perfect Fit At Bayern Munich

The latest rumor regarding Bayern Munich circling in the British press was that Pep Guardiola fancies Sergio Aguero as a transfer target for next season. Such rumors shall always be taken with skepticism, due to the fact that ridiculous rumors are always circulated on a regular basis. Such laughable rumors include the continual links of Robert Lewandowski with a move to the Premier League when, in reality, his imminent move to Bayern Munich next summer is all but confirmed. Nevertheless, the latest transfer rumor regarding Sergio Aguero deserves some thought and seems like a natural move for both player and club.

Aguero is a technically gifted player, the type of striker who thrives off of the link-up play with his teammates. He is also a world class finisher and is the complete package of a striker that would suit the system Pep Guardiola currently employs at Bayern. Many predicted that Pep would never use a pure striker in his system based on his tactics at Barcelona. However, in Munich he has changed his approach and has settled with using Mario Mandzukic, a pure striker, as the established target man. Mandzukic is the epitome of a true number nine. The striker possesses a powerful header, is a very hard worker and links up well with teammates. However his finishing qualities are slightly short of world class. The addition of Aguero to the side ensures that Bayern have a striker who can dribble and thrust forward during attacks and add a touch of world class finishing that Mandzukic does not quite have.

Leaving Manchester City for Bayern Munich is a move that makes total sense for the player. Sergio is at a stage in his career where wages may not be the main motivation and honors remain a primary objective. He has already won the Premier League title, but does he stand a realistic chance of winning the Champions League with Manchester City? Given the recent inconsistency of City, in addition to the fact that the club lacks any sort of clear footballing philosophy and a manager who is not of proven caliber in terms of winning the UEFA Champions League, the answer is that it is unlikely.

A move to Bayern Munich would enable him to join the current champions of Europe who play a standard of football that is arguably beyond any Premier League side at the moment. The manner in which Bayern so thoroughly outclassed City on their own turf indicates where the two clubs stand and only one team is clearly a better option for the player. Although it was only a single game of football, it was no ordinary game as the level at which Bayern Munich operated was clear for all to see. The German side produced a display that is never quite seen in the Premier League. By joining the Bavarians, Aguero attains a genuine chance of winning the Champions League with a squad that is on the ascendancy under one of the best coaches in Europe. In contrast, Manchester City have consistently underachieved in Europe and, although they will in all likelihood for the first time qualify from the round of 16 this season, a genuine shot at the title is improbable. The Munich side, however, are now outright favorites for the title every year. Aguero will finally have a genuine shot at Europe’s most coveted prize if this move ever becomes a reality.

Aguero’s contract runs out in 2017 so understandably the Citizens are under no pressure to sell whatsoever, and clearly do not need money from transfers. However, if the player realizes that a better alternative than playing for City is presented to him, he must grab it. In reality the transfer is unlikely due to the eventual arrival of Robert Lewandowski to Bayern Munich. However, if for some amazing development that sees the transfer of the Pole fall through, Sergio would be a terrific alternative for the Bavarians.

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  1. Milhouse

    November 5, 2013 at 11:27 am

    Mr. Niranjan loves Bayern Munich and hates Manchester City. I get it.

    What I don’t understand, forgive me for being American, is why you are only allowed to be successful in the present if you’ve been successful in the past. I.E. “They have no history” etc. Who cares?

    Why are only the biggest and most financially powerful allowed to spend money? Manchester United is allowed to buy Rooney, Ferdinand, Berbatov, Bebe (remember the 8 million you plopped down on him?), and all the rest because “they have history and don’t have a “Sugar Daddy” apparently. If you’re hooked up to a lie detector and asked “Would you rather have Sheik Monsour or The Glazer family as your owner” who would you pick?

    Where does the mentality of “the last thing i’d want for my club is an owner who pumps millions of dollars into the team” come from? Isn’t that exactly what you’d want?

  2. Marc L

    November 4, 2013 at 6:45 pm

    “in addition to the fact that the club lacks any sort of clear footballing philosophy”

    Really? How closely do you follow these matters, Author? Everything that comes down from the Board and Chairman since at least, oh, 2009 has been about the desire to develop and implement a unitary philosophy at all levels from the EDS on up.

    Do you even know who Txiki Begiristain and Ferran Soriano are? Without wikipedia, that is?

    I am seriously asking because you seem fundamentally ignorant as to the club you are just mindlessly ripping here.

    Oh, okay, I get it. Mancini didn’t work out and last May was a cluster%$#@. That’s the whole story of things, then. No need to investigate further, I guess. Club changes manager automatically = “has no coherent philosophy.” Good to know, Bayern.

    Got news for ya. We’ll see Pep at MCFC before we see Aguero at Bayern. To know why, you’ll need to google those two fellows I mentioned earlier.

    • Quint

      November 5, 2013 at 8:44 am

      Excellent repost. Had him choking on his bratwurst, although I’m getting to like Pellegrini.

      • Flyvanescence

        November 5, 2013 at 9:57 am

        Pellegrini still has a lot to learn. Like 4-4-2 is not the way to go against the best team in the freaking world that plays 5 or 6 midfielders.

  3. tb

    November 4, 2013 at 4:21 pm

    Aaaaaand we’re back folks lol

  4. Quint

    November 4, 2013 at 2:06 pm

    This is the slimey way Bayern go about their business. Business being the operative word (not called the sh1t kickers for nothing).

    Ask any non bavarian German football fan and they will tell you why they hate BM.

    Currently Sergio Aguero is a perfect fit at Manchester City.

    • Carlitoswasyyy

      November 4, 2013 at 5:33 pm

      Yeah ask any non Man U fan in England as to why they hate Man U and its because of their success.

      Same with Germany and Bayern. Bayern are atleast an authentic Club and giant of the game unlike City who or totally fake and need to rely on a sugar daddy for Oil money that is made from exploited labor!

      City are the real slimy club and are a bane of modern football. Clubs like Man U, Arsenal, Dortmund, Bayern never needed a Sugar Daddy to become great clubs.

      But Citeh? Chelsea? PLASTIC TO THE CORE!!!

      And Aguero a perfect fit at City? A club that, despite being pumped with billions of oil money, still can’t compete in Europe? City, a side that got chucked out of the group stages twice in a row? City, a side that got so thoroughly outclassed by Bayern Munich on their own turf?

      And now he is linked to Bayern?

      If I were him and a bid came, and ditch the plastics right now, unless i’m only concerned with getting the Sheikhs cash

      • Quint

        November 5, 2013 at 8:47 am

        Feng you really should try harder. This isn’t the DT.

  5. bennett311

    November 4, 2013 at 1:54 pm

    Why Manchester City Striker Sergio Aguero Would Be a Perfect Fit At [insert club]

    • Arjun Niranjan

      November 4, 2013 at 5:27 pm

      I see articles linking Reus and Lewandowski (and countless Bundesliga players, esp. Dortmund players) every single day, when everyone already knows that Reus isn’t going to leave Dortmund for the Premier League, and Lewandowski is going to Bayern.

      This is just an article in return that for once links an EPL player to the Bundesliga. Theres a rumor of a bid, and Aguero would be a nice back up option if Bayern don’t sign Lewandowski, and I examine why.

  6. christian

    November 4, 2013 at 1:05 pm

    Bayern does things the right way amirite??????


    • bayernforever

      November 4, 2013 at 1:36 pm

      Yea, Bayern do things the right way by spending their own money unlike Citeh who need their dear old Sugar Daddy Sheikh for cash in order to artificially prop them up.

      • christian

        November 4, 2013 at 1:50 pm

        Lol, keep holding the line on that. Manchester City continue to grow revenue and will continue to grow their product. I’m sorry they don’t meet your standard of making and spending money.

        Enjoy watching Aguero in sky blue though. He’s quite a player.

        • Carlitoswasyyy

          November 4, 2013 at 5:37 pm

          “Grow revenue”

          You mean accepting the billions that the Sheikh pumps in?

          Money that is earned from exploited labor in the gulf and misuse of Sovereign wealth?

          I must say, City have an impressive way of ‘growing’ their revenue

      • Quint

        November 4, 2013 at 2:43 pm

        Explain please

        Goetz (Dortmund) Neuer (Schalke), Kroos (Rostock) Boateng (City) Kirchhoff (Mainz) Badstuber (Koln) Stake (Hoffenheim) Hojberg (Brondby) Raeder (Schulke)

        Ribery, Robben, Thiago, Dante, Alaba, Shaqiri, Martinez, Mandzukic, Pizarro, Rafinha, Van Buyten,


      • Flyvanescence

        November 4, 2013 at 4:54 pm

        Yeah like their chairman going on trial for tax evasion?

        Sounds like their spending the government’s money.

        • Carlitoswasyyy

          November 4, 2013 at 5:42 pm

          Uli Honess’ personal finances have nothing to do with the club. That his personal life and personal finances.

          Bayern are not a club like the one you support, which is a PLASTIC club that would be nowhere without its Sheikh. Tell me, where would City be today without Mr. Mansour and his billions? NOWHERE

          • Milhouse

            November 5, 2013 at 11:17 am

            Where would any club on the entire planet be without money?

  7. KapUSMC

    November 4, 2013 at 12:49 pm

    Not sure how this move would make any sense for him. Aguero is excellent, and a top 3 striker in the EPL… But leaving a top club for another to compete with Mandžukić, Müller, and potentially Lewandowski doesn’t make sense. Of course if City manages to finish outside the champions league all bets are off… But I still think they will turn it around and win the title.

  8. Sean

    November 4, 2013 at 12:34 pm

    How many times have we seen articles linking Aguero, Silva, Kompany, et al linked with moves away from City? It’s a bit tedious. Try something else. City do not sell players unless they want to. Top players are happy at City, they know the club is growing, pity people who write these articles do not. Bayern Munich buy players from other German clubs and therefore stay ahead of other clubs in Germany. Their dominance in the transfer market does not extent overseas.

    • Arjun Niranjan

      November 4, 2013 at 1:33 pm

      Wrong about Bayern.

      More than half of Bayern Munich’s players are from Bayern’s own youth system, unlike Man City.

      Schweinteiger, Lahm, Muller, Kroos, Contento, Alaba, Hojberg and Badstuber are all Bayern youth products. Majority of players come from their own ranks.

      • Quint

        November 4, 2013 at 2:40 pm

        Utter tosh from a tosspot.

        Just so there is no confusion none of the below came through BM youth system;

        Goetz (Dortmund) Neuer (Schalke), Kroos (Rostock) Boateng (City) Kirchhoff (Mainz) Badstuber (Koln) Stake (Hoffenheim) Hojberg (Brondby) Raeder (Schulke)

        Ribery, Robben, Thiago, Dante, Alaba, Shaqiri, Martinez, Mandzukic, Pizarro, Rafinha, Van Buyten,

        • Arjun Niranjan

          November 4, 2013 at 5:19 pm

          you might want to get your facts right before you start the petty name-calling.

          Kroos graduated from Bayerns youth system after starting out with Rostock. Same with Alaba and Hojberg. They transferred to Bayerns youth system after starting from another club’s Youth system. They all got their first full professional contracts at Bayern. So Alaba, Kroos and Hojberg are all Bayern youth products for the record.

          And yes, all the other Bayern players were bought from other clubs, just like any other club. But Bayern have a number of youth products in their club that is second only to Barcelona.

          • Quint

            November 5, 2013 at 8:38 am

            They transferred to Bayerns youth system after starting from another club’s

            Say no more you plank!!!!!

  9. Flyvanescence

    November 4, 2013 at 12:25 pm

    Look i get it you hate City and are in love with Bayern but, come on. No chance. Aguero is a rare professional who has already stated that he wants to win the Champions League and more titles with Man City and is not going anywhere anytime soon.

    Utter twaddlespeak, say me.

    • Carlitoswasyyy

      November 4, 2013 at 5:56 pm

      yeah. I’m sure if Arjun wrote an article linking which (insert name of Dortmund/Bayern player here) would be a good fit at Citeh, you would be all over it like a kid over candy.

      Too many Citeh fans on this site. Real shame

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