Borja's all set for Aguero reunion
23rd September 2016
Borja believes Swansea City can stop the Manchester City juggernaut this weekend as he prepares for a reunion with Sergio Aguero.
Manchester City return to the Liberty on Saturday intent on repeating their midweek EFL Cup win at the same ground.
And the Premier League leaders will be boosted by the return of Aguero, who is free to play having completed a three-match ban.
Borja ended a 20-year association with Atletico Madrid when he signed for the Swans this summer in a club-record deal.
Aguero, meantime, spent five years with the Spanish club before moving to Manchester back in 2011.
"I know Kun Aguero because I played with him at Atletico Madrid," Borja said.
"If he's not the best player, he's one of the top players in the Premier League, and he is also one of the best in the world.
"I've played with him and I know he's really good, but let's hope on Saturday it's not his day."
Manchester City's 2-1 victory on Wednesday means they have won all nine of the games they have played so far this season.
The Etihad giants have played some superb football under new boss Pep Guardiola, with the Spaniard targeting a sixth straight top-flight win.
But Borja, who hopes to make his first Premier League appearance at the Liberty, reckons Francesco Guidolin's men can upset Guardiola's star-studded team.
"Yes, it will be difficult to play against them but we're at home and we need the points," the striker added.
"The truth is they have great players all over the pitch, every player is really good, but let's hope we can become better at home and end their good run.
"I think it will be a very different game compared to the cup tie, but we showed on Wednesday that we can create opportunities against a good team like Manchester City.
"We had some chances where we could have gone in front and that match helped us to remember that we can do things well and that we need to keep it that way."
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