Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Zinchenko's Praise for 'Legend' Aguero

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Zinchenko's Praise for 'Legend' Aguero

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IT was another display of sheer class from Sergio Aguero.

The Blues' record goalscorer netted his seventh hat-trick in the Premier League to guide City to a 3-1 win over Newcastle on Saturday.

And team-mate Aleks Zinchenko was one of many admirers blown away by the performance.

Zinchenko was making his first league start under Pep Guardiola but was instead keen to praise 'legend' Aguero after the victory.

It was a humble gesture from Zinchenko and another clear sign of his growing maturity in this City side. The 21-year-old produced an assured defensive display at fullback.

And while City fans were full of praise for the young Ukrainian, Zinchenko didn't want his cameo to take any credit away from Aguero's perfect hat-trick.

"I am very happy for Sergio - he is a life legend, you know? …

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