Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Aguero Just a 'Joke' Says Arsenal Legend

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Aguero Just a 'Joke' Says Arsenal Legend

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SERGIO Aguero has been described as a 'joke' by Thierry Henry, who claims the Argentine is still taken for granted.

Aguero is City's all-time leading goalscorer, breaking Eric Brook's longstanding record earlier this year.

But Henry insists the 29-year-old continues to be underrated.

Pep Guardiola is considering dropping Aguero for Sunday's derby, believing the striker has struggled to replicate his early-season form since fracturing a rib in a car accident in September. But Henry has no doubts about his quality.

"He's just a joke," the former Arsenal striker told Sky Sports. "Every time the records are coming his name pops up.

"We keep on forgetting about him. I don't understand why he has never won player of the season."

Guardiola is weighing up which one of his strikers to use at Old Trafford, with Aguero and Gabriel Jesus in competition to lead City's attack. …

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