Aguero eyes EPL scor­ing record

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CAPE TOWN — Manch­ester City striker Ser­gio Aguero says he likes to break records as he closes in on the top-20 list of all-time Premier League goalscor­ers.

The Ar­gentina in­ter­na­tional has bagged 147 goals in 214 ap­pear­ances for City since his ar­rival in July 2011, of which 107 came in the league.

Aguero’s tally in the top flight puts him just two be­hind Manch­ester United le­gend Ryan Giggs, who scored 109 times in his long and il­lus­tri­ous ca­reer.

In ad­di­tion, if the 28-year-old were to hit over 20 league goals as he has done in at least three of his five sea­sons with the Cit­i­zens, he would move above Emile Heskey, Dion Dublin, Ian Wright and Steven Ger­rard by the end of this sea­son.

With that said, Aguero still has a long way to go to catch all-time lead­ing scorer Alan Shearer, who has 260 goals.

None­the­less, he told the club’s of­fi­cial web­site: “Records have never meant much to me if I’m hon­est. It’s nice to break them, I ad­mit, but they aren’t a big pri­or­ity to me.” — Sport24.

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