Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Free-Scoring City Have Deadliest Force in League History

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Free-Scoring City Have Deadliest Force in League History

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CITY now have the two deadliest strikers in Premier League history.

And if they had not flogged Kelechi Iheanacho to Leicester, they would have the top three in their freescoring squad.

Gabriel Jesus has usurped Sergio Aguero as the striker with the best goal ratio per minute in the history of the league - leaving Harry Kane and United greats like Thierry Henry, Ruud van Nistelrooy and Robin van Persie trailing. Of course, that will only mean something if Jesus is still at the top of the chart when he has played as many games as Aguero.

Kun scored a hat-trick in the 6-0 thrashing of Watford to move within two goals of equalling the club record of 177 goals. To have been consistently at the top of the goalscoring charts for six-and-a-bit seasons is phenomenal.

And now he and Jesus have found a way of not only playing together, but scoring together, it bodes ill for sides across Europe. …

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