Manchester city striker Sergio Aguero has broken the record for the foremost Premier League Player of the Month awards once picking up the prize for January.
Argentina international Aguero has currently won the award on seven occasions, surpassing Harry Kane and Steven Gerrard, who have six each to their name.
He 1st picked up the prize in October 2013, along with his last win slightly below a year agone in February 2019.
Aguero claimed the award on this occasion after a month within which he broke two additional Premier League records.
The former Atletico Madrid forward became the highest scoring overseas player within the competition’s history, surpassing Thierry Henry, along with his second goal against Aston Villa on January twelve.
He then went onto complete his hat-trick at Villa Park, which means he additionally became the player with the foremost trebles in Premier League history with twelve, another than Alan Shearer.
In total Aguero scored six goals in exactly 3 league appearances for city in January as he netted each goals in their 2-2 draw with
Crystal Palace before scoring the winner in an exceedingly 1-0 success over Sheffield United .
He currently sits fourth on the all-time Premier League goalscoring chart having netted one hundred eighty goals in 258 appearances.
As well as Henry he additionally went past Frank Lampard’s total of 177 Premier League goals last month, and as such has just Shearer, Wayne Rooney and Andy Cole ahead of him.
Cole’s tally of 187 goals definitely looks like it can be crushed before the season is out if Aguero will maintain his current form and probably win a second Premier League Golden Boot.
With sixteen league goals this season he sits second within the standings, one goal behind Leicester city star Jamie Vardy .
Aguero will be hoping to feature to his tally and help city revisit to winning ways that on Sunday as they host West Ham at the Etihad sports stadium.
Pep Guardiola’s side are returning off the rear of defeats to Manchester United and Tottenham in their last 2 games, with the Blues failing to score in consecutive matches for the first time underneath the Catalan coach.
They presently sit twenty two points behind leaders
Liverpool , with their hold on the Premier League trophy after consecutive titles loosening on a weekly basis.