Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Shearer Strikes the Right Tone with Aguero

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Shearer Strikes the Right Tone with Aguero

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SERGIO Aguero says he is flattered by Alan Shearer's opinion that he is the best foreign player the Premier League has had.

Shearer, who holds the record as the Premier League's record goalscorer, was effusive in his praise for the City marksman after his hat-trick against Huddersfield.

"Sergio Aguero is now on nine Premier League hat-tricks and only two behind me," Shearer said after the Blues' 6-1 demolition of the Terriers.

"He is the best foreign player to ever play in the Premier League - a great centre-forward with no weaknesses."

And Aguero admits he is honoured by that praise.

"It was very flattering to hear Alan Shearer holding me up in such a high regard," he said on mancity.com.

"He was a fantastic striker and there's good reason he's the Premier League's top scorer. …

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