‘It would be something extraordinary’ – Aguero ready make history by breaking Henry’s Premier League record – Goal India
The Manchester Metropolis ahead is closing in on the Arsenal star’s goalscoring tally
Sergio Aguero says that it will likely be “extraordinary” to prime Thierry Henry’s purpose haul because the Manchester Metropolis ahead closes in on the Arsenal legend’s goalscoring report.
Henry is the Premier League’s all-time main international goalscorer, having scored 175 objectives in 258 profession appearances for the Gunners.
That mark, which leaves Henry solely behind the likes of Alan Shearer, Andy Cole and Frank Lampard, is being closed in on by Aguero and may very well be damaged in some unspecified time in the future over the subsequent few weeks.
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Aguero at present has 173 objectives in 249 appearances for Manchester Metropolis, leaving him simply two behind Henry forward of this weekend’s top-of-the-table conflict with Liverpool.
As he closes in on that international goalscoring report, Aguero acknowledged that he’s nearing the tip of his time within the Premier League whereas admitting that it will be an honour to surpass a legend like Henry.
“I am comfortable to have scored so many objectives and to be near overtaking an ideal participant like Thierry Henry, an unimaginable participant who made historical past within the league,” Aguero advised France Soccer.
“To beat it will be one thing extraordinary, a second that can stay engraved for all my life. I’ll proceed to work laborious to attain this as quickly as doable.
“I particularly wish to proceed to take pleasure in enjoying. I got here to Europe at 18, and I’m 31 at this time. The years have handed in a short time. I’ve little time left, so I attempt to take pleasure in it.”
Aguero’s has fired 9 objectives in 10 Premier League matches this season, whereas additionally scoring six extra objectives in different competitions.
Given his efforts in final season’s title-winning marketing campaign, Aguero was amongst these nominated for the Ballon d’Or award.
Nonetheless, the Argentinian star says that he doesn’t consider he deserves the award, mentioning countryman Lionel Messi as essentially the most deserving participant.
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“My favorite for the Ballon d’Or has at all times been Leo. In fact, I am comfortable to be one of many named gamers, however my favorite is Leo it doesn’t matter what occurs. I am comfortable when he wins.”
Aguero and Manchester Metropolis are set to face Atalanta within the Champions League on Wednesday, having received every of their first three matches in Europe.
After that comes this weekend’s conflict with Liverpool, who sit six factors forward of Metropolis within the Premier League.