Sergio Aguero was honoured by former City strikers prior to the clash with Arsenal.
Aguero finally eased past Eric Brook's 78-year record against Napoli with his 178th goal in City colours and was awarded with a special mosaic prior to kick-off.
Former Blues stars from the past formed a guard of honour for the Argentine with Shaun Goater, Colin Bell, Niall Quinn, David White and Uwe Rosler all in attendance.
Dennis Tueart, Johnny Crossan and Brian Kidd were joined by Mike Sheron, Darius Vassell and a host of Academy youngsters including England Under-17 star Phil Foden..
Mike Summerbee and Eric Brook's daughter; Betty Cougill presented Sergio with a mosaic of his goal celebration against Queens Park Rangers in 2012. The mosaic was created by local artist Mark Kennedy.
Sergio was presented with a bespoke blue glass boot to commemorate his fantastic achievement of breaking the Club goalscoring record and becoming the first ever Manchester City player to score 178 goals; and counting.