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Aguero Joins Henry As Only Striker To Score 20+ Goals In Five Straight Premier League Seasons

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.

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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.

Aguero bagged 23 goals in his debut season in England.

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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

2015/16: 24

2016/17: 20

2017/18: 21

2018/19: 20*

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Image: PA

Henry was the first player to score 20+ goals in five straight Premier League seasons.

2001/02: 24 - Premier League Golden Boot winner

2002/03: 24

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.

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.

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Image: PA

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.

Topics: Manchester City, Liverpool, Football News, Sergio Aguero, Football, Premier League, Arsenal, Mohamed Salah, thierry henry

Nasir Jabbar

Nasir Jabbar is a journalist at SPORTbible. He graduated from Bath Spa University with a BA in Media Communications. He's a combat sport aficionado, and has contributed to MMA websites AddictedMMA and CagePotato. Nasir has covered some of the biggest fights, while interviewing the likes of Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping and Anthony Joshua. He's also an avid Bristol City fan.

 

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