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Aguero aiming to be Spurs’ nemesis yet again

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If there’s one player Tottenham rightly fear, it’s Sergio Aguero.

No player has scored more goals against Spurs in the Premier League era with Kun scoring 10 goals in the eight games he’s played against the North London side.

Sergio has also managed 10 goals against Newcastle United, but he admits Spurs remain one of the clubs he most enjoys playing against.

“I’m not sure why I’ve scored so many goals against Spurs, it’s just happened that way,” said Sergio.

“I hope I can keep up that form on Sunday and hopefully help us win this match, but we know it won’t be easy.

“Last week we had Leicester who had only lost once away from home this season and now we face a Spurs team who have the same record. We were disappointed to lose last week but we will learn from it and use it positively.”

Spurs inflicted the Blues’ joint heaviest defeat earlier in the campaign with Manuel Pellegrini’s men thrashed 4-1 at White Hart Lane.

City can ill-afford to follow a home defeat to a title rival with another set-back. Will the manner of the loss in North London give the Blues extra incentive today?

“It’s not a matter of payback, though it was painful to lose in such a way,” said Kun.

“It’s a matter of maintaining our performance level. There’s no personal vendetta against Tottenham. If we want to win the League, we have to win against our biggest contenders. That’s what it is about and we’ll be doing all we can to bounce back from the Leicester defeat on Sunday.”

Aguero admits City’s quest to land four trophies is going to be difficult, particularly given the tough schedule ahead which includes Tottenham, Chelsea, Liverpool (twice) and Dynamo Kyiv.

He said: “We have set ourselves high goals but we know it’s not easy to win every competition.

“We’ll be doing everything we can to try to make it happen, but we’re conscious that as we advance in each tournament, the harder it gets.

“At this moment, we still have a good shot at every competition. I hope we can keep up the fight, but I am well aware that other major teams will compete fiercely for the trophies, too, so we will need to be at our very best from now until the end of the season if we are to achieve our aims.”


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