How Aguero’s PL record compares to the other greats: Rooney, Henry, Kane…

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Manchester City‘s Sergio Aguero capped off his Premier League career in style by becoming the top goalscorer for one club. 

City’s all-time top scorer is behind Alan Shearer, Wayne Rooney and Andy Cole for total Premier League goals, but by scoring twice in his final 25-minute cameo off the bench against Everton, Aguero moved ahead of Rooney’s Premier League single-club record.

But how does his record compare when you break the numbers down? Here’s his Premier League record compares to the rest of the top five – Rooney at Manchester United, Thierry Henry at Arsenal, Harry Kane at Tottenham and Shearer at Newcastle.

Sergio Aguero (Man City)

Games: 275
Starts: 235
Sub appearances: 40

Goals: 184
Assists: 55

Penalties scored: 27

Minutes per goal: 108
Minutes per non-penalty goal: 126
Minutes per goal or assist: 83

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Wayne Rooney (Man Utd)

Games: 396
Starts: 357
Sub appearances: 39

Goals: 183
Assists: 108

Penalties scored: 20

Minutes per goal: 173
Minutes per non-penalty goal: 194
Minutes per goal or assist: 108

Thierry Henry (Arsenal)

Games: 261
Starts: 238
Sub appearances: 23

Goals: 175
Assists: 82

Penalties scored: 23

Minutes per goal: 122
Minutes per non-penalty goal: 140
Minutes per goal or assist: 82

Harry Kane (Tottenham)

Games: 242
Starts: 227
Sub appearances: 15

Goals: 166
Assists: 38

Penalties scored: 24

Minutes per goal: 122
Minutes per non-penalty goal: 142
Minutes per goal or assist: 98

Alan Shearer (Newcastle)

Games: 303
Starts: 295
Sub appearances: 8

Goals: 206
Assists: 58

Penalties scored: 36

Minutes per goal: 178
Minutes per non-penalty goal: 234
Minutes per goal or assist: 139


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