Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Aguero and De Bruyne Leave Reds Duo in Their Wake

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Aguero and De Bruyne Leave Reds Duo in Their Wake

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PAUL Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic may be grabbing all the national headlines fi but a new survey claims Sergio Aguero and Kevin de Bruyne remain the kings of Manchester.

The United pair have started to make a difference for the Reds, but one newspaper's annual poll of 124 experts from 45 countries worldwide still places the City aces ahead of them in a list of the world's top 100 players.

Former Paris St Germain striker Ibrahimovic comes in at number 20, while world record transfer Pogba is 17. But the highest-placed Manchester players in the poll are De Bruyne at 13th and Aguero at 11th - with the top 10 still to be named.

But the list makes for contentious reading for City fans.

The next Blue in the list is David Silva at 44 - a whole 21 places below Mesut Ozil, who looked disinterested on Sunday as the Spaniard ran the show in City's 2-1 win over Arsenal. …

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