Excited Liverpool fans react to Aguero injury: Thank you Jesus!

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Title-chasing Liverpool are confident of a positive result due to the sidelining of Manchester City's greatest asset…

The news that Manchester City could miss Sergio Aguero for up to eight weeks may not have made pleasant reading for The Citizens, but the supporters of the club's rivals rejoiced that their defences will not have to be subjected to a bombardment from one of the most devastating forwards not just in the Premier League - but in world football.

In 1,126 minutes of Premier League football, Aguero has provided 17 goals (13 goals, 4 assists) meaning he contributes to the scoreline once every 66 minutes in a statistic that bears direct comparison to Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. He is also a canny passer of the football, completing 84% and is a prolific shot-taker, 51, with 61% on target.

For Liverpool fans, any omission of Aguero from a line-up that could face them has been treated as good news as replacement Steven Jovetic is regarded to be a far easier player to handle. One supporter even claimed that Aguero's injury could see the balance of power shift far away from the Etihad Stadium…

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