BBC Sport - Man City 4-1 Tottenham: Manuel Pellegrini hails striker Sergio Aguero

Aguero one of world's best - Pellegrini

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini describes Sergio Aguero as one of the most "important" players in the world, after his side's 4-1 victory over Tottenham.

Aguero scored all four goals and missed a penalty in a thrilling match at Etihad Stadium. Two of Aguero's goals came from the spot, and he went home with the match ball despite being denied a hat-trick of penalties by Hugo Lloris's fine stop.

The win means City close the gap on Chelsea to two points, but Jose Mourinho's side can restore their five-point margin with victory over Crystal Palace.

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