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Sergio Aguero aiming to equal Wayne Rooney record for Manchester City

Aguero aiming to equal Rooney record for Man City
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Sergio Aguero will aim to equal a Premier League record currently held by Wayne Rooney when Manchester City face Chelsea.

Sergio Aguero will be aiming to equal a Premier League record currently held by Wayne Rooney when Manchester City face Chelsea on Saturday evening.

The Argentina international has scored 182 Premier League goals for the Citizens, which is one short of the record for most goals for a single club in England's top flight, currently held by Rooney (183) for Manchester United.

The 32-year-old will be leaving Pep Guardiola's side on a free transfer this summer when his contract expires, and Barcelona are said to lead the race for his signature.

Aguero has been restricted to just 17 appearances in all competitions during the 2020-21 campaign, with only 10 of those arriving in the Premier League, where he has scored twice.

The South American was on the scoresheet in Man City's last league game against Crystal Palace, though, and potentially has four matches to equal or indeed break Rooney's record.

Man City would win this season's Premier League title if they overcome Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium.

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Saturday's key events

· After silvers in both the men's and women's events, Team GB will be fancied to get on the podium again in the mixed relay (11.30pm-1am)

· Touted as Michael Phelps's successor, Caeleb Dressel already has two gold medals from these Games and he will be going for a third in the men's 50m butterfly final (2.30am)
· It is Katie Ledecky vs. Ariarne Titmus III in the women's 800m freestyle final, with Ledecky entering as firm favourite (2.46am)
· Great Britain will be heavily fancied to add another gold medal to their swimming haul, having produced by far the fastest qualifying time for the mixed 4x100m medley relay final (3.43am)

· Dina Asher-Smith is one of three British women in the 100m semi-finals (3.01am-3.20am), and will hope to challenge for a medal in what is likely to be a star-studded final (1.50pm)
· The inaugural Olympic 4x400m mixed relay event concludes with Great Britain one of the eight finalists going for gold (1.35pm)

· Team GB's dreams of an unlikely gold are still alive in the women's event as they face France in their semi-final (3.30am). The winners will face either New Zealand or Fiji in the gold medal match later in the day (10am)

· Gold medals are up for grabs in the windsurfer - RS:X finals. Emma Wilson participates for Team GB in the women's final (6.33am), while Tom Squires is in action in the men's (7.33am)

· Following his shock semi-final defeat, ending his hopes of a Golden Slam in 2021, Novak Djokovic battles for bronze against Pablo Carreno Busta (7am)
· The women's singles event reaches its conclusion with the gold medal match between Belinda Bencic and Marketa Vondrousova

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