Sergio Aguero equal Manchester City goal scorer of all-time following the 3-0 win over Burnley on Sunday
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has equalled the Blue all-time scoring record, after netting his 177th goal against Burnley.
Aguero scored Hus seventh Premier League goal this season following City 3-0 victory over Burnley at the Etihad and has now tied
Eric Brook’s all-time scoring tally.
Brook, who played for City between 1928-1940 made 453 appearances and led the
club’s scoring charts since
overtaking Tom Johnson’s total 166.
Brook’s record-breaking effort came
away to Bradford City in September
But for Aguero he has scored 177 goals in just 261 matches in six years at the club.
was his first since Sept. 23 and
came in his first start for more than
a month, following his recovery from
injuries suffered in a car accident.
The Angeline equalled the record in the 30th
minute with a controversial penalty
after Bernardo Silva went down under
a challenge from Clarets goalkeeper
Aguero made a huge statement in his debut when he scored twice in a a substitute against Swansea City in
August 2011 following his £38
million move from Atletico Madrid
and has scored more than 20 goals
in a season in four out of his six
seasons at the Etihad.
The Angetina international has equalled the Etihad all-time scoring record
The 29-year-old has scored177 goals for City in just six years at the club
The striker became the second fastest to
reach that target in history — and has
also scored more Premier League
goals than any other non-European.
But he will arguably never score
important than his 94th minute
winner against Queens Parks
Rangers in May 2012 that secured
City’s first league title for 44 years.
However, West From midfielder Barry who played with Aguero between 2011 and 2014 and won the
Premier League in 2012, has the most appearance-maker after playing in his
633rd game in last month’s defeat at
Arsenal, believes his former
teammate will be known as a great of
“In terms of strikers, Aguero
is one of the best. When he finishes
his stats are going to be right up
there with the best of them. That moment, you’re waiting for him
to produce a bit of magic, he’s
capable of it. [Carlos] Tevez was
fantastic to play with, they
complimented each other really well
that season [2011-12], I’ve been
lucky to play with them.
“He was great to play with, the link
between David Silva Aguero, Tevez
and Yaya Toure, it was a great mix
and I enjoyed playing at City,” he said.