Cape Town - Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola was
delighted with hat-trick hero Sergio Aguero's match-winning performance against
Huddersfield Town on Sunday.
Aguero put the Terriers defence to the
sword at the Etihad Stadium as he scored goals to lead the defending Premier
League champions to a 6-1 victory.
Guardiola was thoroughly impressed by what
he saw from the Argentine and admits he has never seen him in such good shape.
"Since I've been here, I've never seen
him like this," he told Sky Sports.
"The spirit since he came back from
the holidays after the World Cup... he is in incredible condition.
"With the ball and without the ball,
he is sharp and intelligent and, of course, his talent to score goals is always
"The pass was so good, but the
finishing is outstanding.
"I thought to take him off before the
hat-trick, but it was perfect. He scored a goal, he got a standing ovation and
he can take energy into the next games."