Sergio Aguero has scored the most hat-tricks in Premier League history. The 31-year-old’s 12th treble came in Man City’s 6-1 win over Aston Villa on Sunday. Getty Images - Getty 1 Sergio Aguero made history at Villa Park Now, he has overtaken Newcastle legend Alan Shearer in Premier League hat-tricks in what was a record-breaking day. Aguero also surpassed Thierry Henry’s top-flight goal record to become the highest scoring overseas player in the Premier League. Most hat-tricks scored in Premier League history Sergio Aguero – 12 Alan Shearer – 11 Robbie Fowler – 9 Harry Kane, Thierry Henry, Michael Owen – 8 Wayne Rooney – 7 Luis Suarez – 6 Dimitar Berbatov, Andy Cole, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Robin van Persie, Ian Wright – 5 The former Arsenal striker netted 175 goals in a nine-year spell in north London. Aguero’s stats are incredible – he has now scored 177 league goals in 255 appearances since joining Man City in 2011. LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS latest Man United news live: Pogba could go to Inter in swap deal, Fernandes latest LATEST Arsenal news live: Upamecano move hijacked, Gunners urged to sign Ndidi contrast Drinkwater vs Mahrez - Leicester's heroes whose careers have taken different turns Wanted Tottenham targeting out-of-favour Inter Milan striker Ruthless Man City thump Aston Villa as Aguero surpasses Henry goal record PURE CLASS Aguero beats stunning Premier League record set by Arsenal legend Henry REVEALED What Chelsea will reportedly have to pay to land Lewis Dunk in January HERO Xavi gives up his 'dream' to become Barcelona manager for incredible reason Close Asmir Begovic undergoing medical at AC Milan ahead of loan move TROUBLE Barca chiefs hold emergency transfer meeting as star man ruled out for four months Harry Kane is the closest current player on eight top-flight hat-tricks to catching Aguero. It was a ruthless performance from Pep Guardiola’s side, who were 4-0 up at half-time thanks to Riyad Mahrez (2), Aguero and Gabriel Jesus strikes. The Argentina forward added two more goals in the second-half to further humiliate Villa in their own backyard.