Aguero Joins Henry As Only Striker To Score 20+ Goals In Five Straight Premier League Seasons
Manchester City's red-hot forward Sergio Aguero has joined Thierry Henry as the only striker to score 20+ goals in five straight Premier League seasons.
Aguero scored the only goal of the game as City beat Burnley 1-0 at Turf Moor to move top of the Premier League table.
In doing so, he recorded his 20th league goal of the season. An impressive feat which he has now achieved in five straight campaigns.
Arsenal's legendary Frenchman is the only other striker to have scored 20+ goals in five straight Premier League seasons.
2018/19 :date: 20* :soccer:- SuperSport (@SuperSportTV) April 28, 2019
2017/18 :date: 21 :soccer:
2016/17 :date: 20 :soccer:
2015/16 :date: 24 :soccer:
2014/15 :date: 26 :soccer:
Sergio Aguero and Thierry Henry are the only players to have scored 20+ goals in five consecutive #PL season :clap: pic.twitter.com/Kl82uhjE87
Aguero bagged 23 goals in his debut season in England.
He then failed to reach the 20-goal mark in his next two terms but has since rattled five in a row.
2014/15: 26 - Premier League Golden Boot winner
Henry was the first player to score 20+ goals in five straight Premier League seasons.
2001/02: 24 - Premier League Golden Boot winner
2003/04: 30 - Premier League Golden Boot winner
2004/05: 25 - Premier League Golden Boot winner
2005/06: 27 - Premier League Golden Boot winner
The 30-year-old has also scored more goals for Manchester City than Henry scored for Arsenal. The former has scored 229 goals for City while the latter has scored 228 goals for Arsenal.
Sergio Aguero has now scored more goals for Manchester City than Thierry Henry scored for Arsenal :fire: pic.twitter.com/kXtvluizlY- B/R Football (@brfootball) April 28, 2019
This season, Aguero is just one goal behind leading scorer Mohamed Salah with two league games remaining.
The Liverpool attacker has 21 goals to his name with Aguero on 20 goals for the season.
City and Liverpool are also neck-and-neck for the Premier League title in a fascinating race.
Will Aguero steer his side to Premier League glory? Watch this space.