Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero is reportedly set to put pen-to-paper on a four-year deal to stay at the club until 2020.
The Premier League outfit are currently out on their pre-season tour in China, but the Argentine international expects his contract extension to be announced before the new campaign.
According to The Sun, his wages are set to pass £200,000-a-week with the new deal, which in turn will make him one of the club’s top earners.
The 28-year-old has consistently delivered for City since his arrival at the club in 2011, scoring 102 goals in 150 Premier League games.
In turn, he’ll have a crucial role to play in Pep Guardiola’s bid to bring further success to the Etihad as the Spanish tactician continues to prepare for his first season in charge.
The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss has already moved to bring in Nolito and Ilkay Gundogan this summer, with more new faces likely to arrive between now and the end of the transfer window.
Nevertheless, Aguero will be the focal point in attack, and his goals will be pivotal to City’s progress next season with Guardiola undoubtedly needing time to develop a style of play and identity with his new squad.
It’s claimed by The Sun that the paperwork for the new deal has been agreed, and so all that is left is for the two parties to sign it off and officially confirm a new contract is in place.
While it will seemingly be financially rewarding for Aguero, it will also end any speculation over his future as he looks set to commit his future to the Premier League giants for the next four years.