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Hoddle can see Chelsea move for Aguero; backing HoF recognition for Man City great

Former Chelsea manager Glenn Hoddle would like to see his old club move for Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero this summer.

Aguero comes off contract at City in June and it's been announced he will depart after ten years with the Premier League champions-elect.

For Hoddle, Aguero on a free transfer represents too good an opportunity to pass up. Indeed, the former Engand coach is hopeful of Aguero remaining in the Premier League next season - despite his loyalty to City.

Hoddle said on his podcast ' The Glenn Hoddle Footy Show': "Whether he's finished in the Premier League is intriguing for me. I could see Chelsea having him.

"The only problem is if you to take him and try to get over 30 games out of him, which you would want to, I'm not so sure his body is going to allow him to do that in the Premier League.

"If he went to France or possibly back to Spain, he could possibly play a lot more games. The intensity isn't there.

"Look at the LaLiga, for instance, outside the top three or four teams there, the intensity is not as strong."

Meanwhile, Hoddle can see Aguero eventually being inducted in the Premier League's new Hall of Fame. Alan Shearer and Thierry Henry were the first inductees announced last month.

And the Argentina international, for his ten years with City, will be deserving of his place, insists Hoddle.

He continued: "Without a doubt (he deserves Hall of Fame recognition). To come to this country and do what he's done. To score 20-plus goals for five seasons back-to-back is quite outstanding.

"It amazes me how he doesn't get Player of the Year.

"You'd have thought he had been in there one year. That's one thing that's baffled me."

But despite such lack of recogntion, Hoddle is confident Aguero will have a place in the Hall of Fame and insists the striker will deserve it.

He added: "I think he will be in there in the future and justifiably so. He's been a wonderful striker."


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