June 10, 2011

MADRID (Reuters) -- Atletico Madrid have yet to receive an offer for Sergio Aguero after the Argentina forward asked last month to be released from his contract.

"The president, the CEO and the sporting director have told me that as of today there is no offer for him," said new coach Gregorio Manzano who was appointed this week for a second stint at the club in place of Quique Sanchez Flores.

"I would like the chance to coach him," Manzano told a news conference. "It would be a source of pride and satisfaction to have him among us."

The 23-year-old Aguero, who netted 20 goals in La Liga last season, wants to end his five-year spell at the club.

Atletico said in January that offers from English Premier League clubs Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur had been rejected. Spanish media have recently speculated Real Madrid and Barcelona will attempt to sign him.

Aguero's team missed out on next season's Champions League and qualified for the Europa League, the tournament they won in 2010.

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