After scoring 19 goals in 34 Premier League games in his debut season at Villa Park, the Belgium international has struggled in comparison in 2013-14, with four in 11 to his name. He has not found the net for his club since a 2-1 defeat to Newcastle in mid-September.
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"If you feel like everyone's on your back, the goals don't come," Agbonlahor told the Birmingham Mail. "Christian is a quality player, he's a strong personality and the goals will come.
"It's down to us as a team to keep creating the chances for him. That's our job as well.
"After last season there's going to be a lot of expectation on him. He's still doing well in training, he's working hard, so the goals will come.
"Of course, if you're a star player people are going to try and mark you. After last season there's going to be a lot of expectation on him but he's a quality player."