Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero tops Sky Sports' Power Rankings


Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has topped the Sky Sports Power Rankings this week.

Aguero smashed a hat-trick past Watford stopper Heurelho Gomes during City's 6-0 goal fest on Saturday - taking his season tally to five goals from as many games.

Kevin De Bruyne also climbed to No 9 after claiming his third assist of the season, teeing up Aguero's headed opener at Vicarage Road.

Team-mates Gabriel Jesus (No 2, up four places), Nicolas Otamendi (No 12, up 26 places) and Raheem Sterling (No.49, up 84 places) also got on the scoresheet.

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku rose four places to grab the No 3 spot, netting his fifth goal of the season during a 4-0 against former club Everton on Sunday.

United captain Antonio Valencia (No 6, up 54 places) broke the deadlock within four minutes at Old Trafford, striking a long-range screamer past Jordan Pickford.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Manchester United at Liberty Stadiumin 2017
Image: Henrikh Mkhitaryan has five assists from five Premier League games this season

Henrikh Mkhitaryan (No 8, up 16 places) also scored his first league goal of the season, having already notched a league-high five assists this term.

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Brighton midfielder Pascal Gross slipped two places to No 4, despite assisting Solly March's opener during a 2-1 defeat at Bournemouth on Friday.

Stoke winger Xherdan Shaqiri (No 5, up 44 places) scored a customary spectacular goal to level the scores at Newcastle before Magpies captain Jamaal Lascelles (No 7, up 21 places) headed a 68th-minute winner.

The Power Rankings methodology reflects a player's performance over the last five matchdays by awarding points to players for 32 different stats. Only games from this season will be factored before matchday five.

Below, we present this week's Power Rankings, your club's top points scorer and the accumulative season rankings.

The Sky Sports Power Rankings will be updated every week during the season, so be sure to keep an eye on the big movers...

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