Aguero, Aubameyang, Sterling, Kane...Norwood – Why Town striker is mixing in elite company

PUBLISHED: 15:06 02 January 2020 | UPDATED: 15:06 02 January 2020

James Norwood battles for the ball at Wycombe Wanderers. Picture PAGEPIX

James Norwood battles for the ball at Wycombe Wanderers. Picture PAGEPIX

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Ipswich Town striker James Norwood is being mentioned in the same breath as some of the world’s top players – here’s why.

The Blues' hitman bagged his ninth goal of the season in Town's 1-1 draw at Wycombe yesterday, having led the country in scoring while he was at Tranmere last season, tied with Man City superstar Sergio Aguero.

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And his strike prompted Sky Sports Statto - the official statistics account for the broadcaster - to tweet a list of the players with the most goals for English clubs in all competitions since the start of last season.

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Aguero and Arsenal star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang top the chart with 46, followed by Man City and England icon Raheem Sterling on 45 and Spurs hero Harry Kane on 41 - the same number as Norwood.

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In typical Norwood style, he took to Twitter to comment, retweeting the stat with the words: "Bet they don't miss the ball or kick it into their own face.'

Norwood is Town's leading scorer this season, tied for sixth in the league.

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