Sergio Aguero breaks Thierry Henry’s Premier League record as Manchester City thrash Aston Villa

first_img Most Premier League goals Alan Shearer – 260 (441 appearances)Wayne Rooney – 208 (491)Andy Cole – 187 (414)Frank Lampard – 177 (609)Sergio Aguero – 177 (255)*Thierry Henry – 175 (258) Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero equalled Thierry Henry’s Premier League record (Picture: Getty)Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has broken Thierry Henry’s Premier League record for the most goals scored by an overseas player.Hat-trick hero Aguero scored his 175th, 176th and 177th Premier League goals as Man City thrashed struggling Aston Villa 6-1 on Sunday afternoon.Riyad Mahrez scored twice in the space of six minutes as the defending champions stormed into a two-goal lead at Villa Park. Metro Sport ReporterSunday 12 Jan 2020 5:20 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link363Shares More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CitySpeaking at half-time, Liverpool legend Graeme Souness told Sky Sports: ‘Manchester City are on fire. They have been sensational.‘They are capable of producing performances like this against anybody, but Aston Villa haven’t been at it at all.’Victory for Manchester City means Pep Guardiola’s side have leapfrogged Leicester City into second place and closed the gap on leaders Liverpool to 14 points.MORE: Aston Villa fans leave stadium after only 28 minutes as Man City run riotMORE: Man City keen on Jack Grealish as Pep Guardiola eyes summer rebuild Argentina international Aguero then netted his record-equalling goal, firing past Villa goalkeeper Orjan Nyland to put City three goals ahead over Dean Smith’s side.ADVERTISEMENTGabriel Jesus got in on the act just before half-time as Manchester City led 4-0 at half-time against a shell-shocked Aston Villa.AdvertisementAdvertisementAguero scored his second and City’s fifth of the afternoon shortly after half-time before completing a record 12th Premier League hat-trick and equalling Frank Lampard’s goals milestone.The 31-year-old now sits joint-fourth in the list of all-time Premier League goalscorers, behind Andy Cole, Wayne Rooney and record goalscorer Alan Shearer.Sergio Aguero, the record-breaker. 🔥The City striker sealed his 12th Premier League hat-trick with this strike, more than any other player in the history of the competition. 🙌What a player. 👏 pic.twitter.com/sFeTSZzJQS— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) January 12, 2020 Advertisement Comment Sergio Aguero breaks Thierry Henry’s Premier League record as Manchester City thrash Aston Villa Advertisementlast_img

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