NAPLES, Italy — Sergio Aguero says Manchester Metropolis are usually not setting any limits after his record-breaking aim helped them into the Champions League’s spherical of 16.
Aguero scored his 178th aim within the Four-2 win over Serie A leaders Napoli to develop into the membership’s report all-time aim scorer — breaking Eric Brook’s 78-year report.
In addition to advancing to the knockout phases with a 100 % report, Metropolis are 5 factors clear on the prime of the Premier League, and Aguero advised reporters after breaking the report: “No, there isn’t any restrict.
“For me, each recreation is necessary. Clearly, after I rating a aim, I am very glad however above all a participant is glad if his group wins.
“The restrict is to maintain going on this means and if there are extra objectives, all the higher, however the necessary factor is to maintain going on this means that I believe is an effective degree.”
He stated the Champions League is “not straightforward” however added: “I hope. I believe it was step for the longer term and I hope that we will go so far as attainable.”
Aguero, 29, has gained two Premier League titles in addition to three home cup competitions since he moved to Metropolis from Atletico Madrid in July 2011.
However the striker believes the present squad may very well be the most effective throughout his time on the Etihad Stadium though he says they have to again that up with silverware.
“There’s nonetheless an extended solution to go. Individually and collectively I believe we have began very effectively, and we now have to proceed like that as a result of, as everyone knows, England has plenty of matches and we now have to be in good bodily form for what’s to come back,” he added.
“I simply must preserve taking part in the identical means, and I do not know. It depends upon what number of years Metropolis play this fashion and preserve making an attempt to attain objectives, however an important factor is to win titles.
“The squad for me yearly is nice, however I do know this 12 months we’re excellent as a result of the brand new gamers have come and the brand new supervisor. I believe this squad is spectacular. I’m glad however for me yearly the squad is nice.”
Aguero gained the Europa League with Atletico in 2010 however his greatest marketing campaign in Europe with Metropolis to this point was the run to the semifinals of the Champions League in 2016.
Nevertheless, the victory at Napoli, who had beforehand by no means misplaced at dwelling to a Premier League facet and had conceded simply three objectives on the Stadio San Paolo this season, was one among Metropolis’s most spectacular outcomes ever within the competitors.
“Napoli is a superb group, it is simply that we’re additionally taking part in very effectively,” Aguero stated. “They attempt to play, and so can we. They win lots as a result of they’re excellent in entrance of aim.
“For me Napoli are one of many strongest rivals that I’ve confronted, however I can solely say that we’re taking part in effectively and it is a huge step for us.”
Jonathan is ESPN FC’s Manchester Metropolis correspondent. Comply with him on Twitter: @jonnysmiffy.