Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has declared that he would love to play with friend and international teammate Lionel Messi every week, urging the club to sign the Barcelona talisman.
Aguero has enjoyed a fruitful transition to life in the Premier League, bagging 48 goals in 90 appearances for City since making the switch from Altetico Madrid in 2011.
Messi has played alongside Aguero for Argentina since winning gold at the Beijing Olympics in 2008, forming a partnership with Barca's leading marksman built on a long-standing friendship.
The 25-year-old believes that City should break the bank to land Messi if the opportunity ever becomes available, relishing any chance he gets to play alongside the diminutive forward.
He told Sport Magazine: "Yes, he should come to Man City. Then we’ll definitely play together! City should buy him!"
With a World Cup in South America looming large next summer Aguero also insisted that Argentine have a squad capable of challenging for their first success in the competition since 1986, but stopped short of considering Alejandro Sabella's side favourites for the showpiece.
He said: "Favourites? No. I think that we have a great team, though. I really hope we have a good World Cup, and getting as far as possible is the most important thing. If we can bring it home, even better. But there are other countries that are even more difficult to beat waiting ahead, so it’s all left to play for.
"World Cups aren’t easy, it all comes down to what happens there in that moment. We have to prepare well, be in good shape, and mentally believe that we are capable of winning it. But it’s very difficult."
Aguero will lead the line for City this weekend as Manuel Pellegrini's side play their third game of the campaign, at home to Hull City.
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