Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink replies when asked if Chelsea star is better than Sergio Aguero
The Chelsea legend is a big fan of Diego Costa
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink believes Chelsea striker Diego Costa is better than Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero.
Costa scored his 11th Premier League goal of the 2016-17 campaign on Saturday afternoon as the Spain international triggered a Chelsea comeback in a 3-1 victory over title rivals Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium.
Aguero failed to find the net and score his 11th goal of the season in Saturday’s top of the table clash before the Argentina international was sent off for a reckless challenge on David Luiz.
The South American striker hasn’t made an assist for a Manchester City team-mates this season, while Costa has teed up his Chelsea team-mates five times.
Speaking to Sky Sports News HQ, former Chelsea striker Hasselbaink explained why he believes Costa is a superior striker to Aguero.
“Costa is ahead of Aguero. He is scoring more. He is anticipating more in the game. It’s confidence. He knows what he is doing,” Hasselbaink said.
Chelsea are sitting at the top of the Premier League table and are three points clear of second-placed Arsenal.
The Blues will host West Brom in their next Premier League fixture at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon.