Transfer Bin: Chelsea to launch Aguero raid

Manchester City ace a target for Chelsea... allegedly. Here's why you shouldn't believe it.

Introducing a new feature on HITC Sport: The Transfer Bin

The purpose of The Transfer Bin is to highlight the day's worst rumour, and explain why it's simply ludicrous/tear it to shreds.

Step forward the first ever deposit into the trash... 

Chelsea ready to launch £42m bid for Man City striker Aguero, write CaughtOffside.

We have a feeling the offending website could be a regular in this column. 

Their source is Italian gossip site TuttoMercato, which can be right on occasions, but is notoriously unreliable and discretion should always be used when sifting through the gossip.

This appears to us, one which should have been weeded out and ignored, rather than presented as if it has an ounce of credibility.

Sergio Aguero is Manchester City's record signing, and will forever have a place in club history after his dramatic title winning goal against QPR. 

He was at the weekend touted as a transfer target for Bayern Munich, understandable given Pep Guardiola's success with a similarly dynamic Argentine forward by the name of Lionel Messi.

City however would be desperate to keep their matchwinner at the Etihad, and resist any advances from the German juggernaut, and have the financial firepower to do so.

What is certain is that they would not sanction a sale to a Premier League rival, and it is not as though Chelsea would throw a key player into an exchange deal to make it halfway tempting.

If the argument is that Chelsea feel he could be available in light of Bayern's interest and want to bid themselves, then they are wasting their time - and what's more £42 million would likely not be enough to secure the Argentine. 

Rubbish rating: Absolute rubbish!

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