Raheem Sterling has been tipped to supply a severe problem to Sergio Aguero’s all-time Manchester Metropolis’s objective report after one other objective within the win over Marseille.
Sterling scored his fifth objective of the season to take his tally for Metropolis to 105 targets initially of his sixth season on the Etihad.
Nonetheless solely 25, Sterling has now been talked about as a contender to Aguero’s membership report of targets scored, which at the moment stands at 255.
That clearly offers Sterling a protracted solution to go, with Aguero nonetheless attempting to increase his report, however former defenders Joleon Lescott and Richard Dunne suppose he can get shut if his development of scoring extra targets each season continues.
Lescott instructed Metropolis’s We’re Not Actually Right here present: “Sergio finest watch out! Critically, that report might go. That is a median of 20 targets a season, he is been right here 5 years.
“We would all wish to see him convert each likelihood he will get however that is not doable for any striker. And Raheem’s not a striker, he is a ahead participant.
“The ratio he is acquired, the targets he is acquired, them stats are ridiculous. 105 targets in simply over 5 seasons. If he continues that he can undoubtedly prime Sergio’s report.”
Former captain Dunne echoed Lescott’s ideas, including: “He’s actually changed into a frontrunner, particularly away from the membership. He is main totally different tasks and foundations across the place. He’s an idol, he is somebody folks ought to look as much as.
“What he is doing on the pitch, if he does rating each likelihood that comes his method, then you definately’re speaking the identical as you discuss Messi when he scores 60 targets a season.
“He is getting there, he retains enhancing, retains enhancing and who is aware of how far he can go as a result of he is wonderful.”