Aguero finally topples ex-Man United star in this table

first_imgSergio Aguero has always been a hero for Manchester City but against Tottenham he finally confirmed his place as the greatest Blues scorer in the Premier League.A two-goal salvo against Spurs in the first-half took the popular Argentine striker to 59 league goals for the Blues and supplanted former club and international team-mate Carlos Tevez, who managed 58, at the top of the rankings.Aguero grabbed his first with a superb effort, stepping inside to curl a strike beyond Hugo Lloris and then restored City’s lead after Christian Eriksen’s equaliser with a well taken penalty.The former Atletico Madrid star soon notched his hat-trick with another penalty and then made it four with another curling effort to help Manuel Pellegrini’s side to a 4-1 win at the Etihad.Click the arrows above to check out Manchester City’s top five Premier League goalscorers! 6 Carlos Tevez – 58 goals – The former Manchester United striker did the unthinkable when he joined arch rivals City in 2009. The Argentine went on to score many goals for the club but failed to be taken into City hearts and will be best remembered for his falling out with Roberto Mancini and subsequently leaving the club. 6 6 6 Yaya Toure – 52 goals – The powerhouse Ivorian is a firm City favourite and widely thought of as one of the finest Premier League midfielders ever. The former Barcelona star regularly chips in with goals and is crucial to the Blues’ success. Sergio Aguero – 61 goals – Unlike Tevez, this Argentine is totally loved by the City faithful. Aguero is credited with scoring the Blues’ most historic goal when he netted an injury-time winner against QPR on a dramatic final day of the 2011/12 season to help City win their first ever Premier League title. Nicolas Anelka – 37 goals – The Frenchman nicknamed ‘Le Sulk’ has rarely spent long at one club but he did fit in three seasons with City and hit the back of the net often before being flogged to Fenerbahce in 2005. 6 Click the arrows to reveal Man City’s top five Premier League goalscorers 6 Edin Dzeko – 48 goals – The Bosnian has occasionally struggled for minutes at City since joining from Wolfsburg in 2010, but more recently the forward has been appreciated for his efforts and has 48 goals, and counting, to his name. last_img

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