“For me Thierry is the best,” Bent told talkSPORT. “I don’t think, personally, Aguero is in the same bracket in terms of all-round play.
“I think there’s a lot that Thierry could do that Aguero can’t, but there’s a limit to what Aguero can do that Thierry couldn’t.
“You’d have to say Shearer. 260 goals is incredible. I think Rooney is up there. For being the actual best, there’s so many different arguments.
“If you ask me who my personal favourite five are, it would be Thierry Henry, Didier Drogba, Wayne Rooney, Ian Wright, Alan Shearer.”
And Bent also gave a mention to a former Manchester United great who he believes deserves more credit than he currently gets.138254603774
He continued: “Aguero wouldn’t make my personal top five. He’s absolutely outstanding but there’s been so many greats.
“Someone who doesn’t even get a mention is Andy Cole – he scored one penalty and has got 187 Premier League goals. That’s frightening in itself.”
Aguero needs seven Premier League goals before he leaves City if he is to overtake Cole into third position in the all-time list, and will have the opportunity to close the gap if he is selected for their upcoming game against Leicester on Saturday.