Sergio Aguero 'considering retirement'

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A shocking new report has claimed that FC Barcelona star Sergio Aguero is "considering retirement".

Former Manchester City striker Aguero is reportedly considering hanging up his boots following the recent health scare he suffered on the pitch, per the Daily Mirror. 

The Barca centre-forward had to be withdrawn during a LaLiga match against Alaves after he was visibly in agony while holding his chest, and he is understood to have suffered from heart problems as a result.

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The Argentine has already been ruled out for the next three months, according to an official statement by the club, but it has now been reported that he might entirely quit football entirely. 

According to El Chiringuito presenter Jose Alvarez Haya, the Albiceleste star's heart rate was well above the required level at the time of the incident during the match against Alaves.

After being taken to hospital, Aguero assured the public that he was okay, and thanked his supporters for their well-wishes.

"I am well and in good spirits to face the recovery process," he wrote on Twitter.

"I want to thank you all for so many messages of support and love that make my heart stronger today."

It was only the 33-year-old's fifth official appearance in Blaugrana colours, after he had missed the majority of the season due to a calf injury he sustained before the campaign began. 

Similar to Aguero, Inter Milan playmaker Christian Eriksen suffered a heart problem on the field during the UEFA European Championships five months ago.

The Danish star has been out since, and this week it was revealed that he might never be able to play in Italy again as Serie A's regulations state that players are not allowed to play while fitted with a defibrillator, per Marca.

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