City manager Roberto Mancini has played down his side’s chances of snatching the Premier League title this season.
The blues have forced their way back into the top four with a run of four successive league victories, with three of those being played under the Italian, which has prompted some to claim that City can still launch a title challenge.
But Mancini has dismissed that possibility this season. “To my mind, there are three teams that can win the league: Chelsea, Arsenal or Manchester United,” says the for Inter boss.
“There are other teams who are only just behind so nothing is totally impossible, but for me, it is between those three.”
City will be hoping to consolidate their place in the top four with a victory at Everton this afternoon but The Toffees will prove a stern test for Mancini’s City. The home side have not lost a game since their 2-0 home defeat to neighbours Liverpool at the end of November and have since drawn at both Chelsea and Arsenal. However, their 2-0 home win against Burnley during the Christmas period was only their third home win of the season.
- Kevin De Bruyne ruled out for six weeks with hamstring injury
- Match Review: Manchester City 2-0 Aston Villa
- Match Preview: Manchester City vs Aston Villa
- Pep Guardiola has insisted Manchester City will NOT make any January signings
- Match Review: Manchester City 4-0 Crystal Palace
- Match Preview: Manchester City vs Crystal Palace
- Match Review: Manchester City 1-0 Brighton Hove Albion
- Match Preview: Manchester City vs Brighton Hove Albion
- The revival of John Stones at Manchester City
- Guardiola offers Aguero update after the Argentine is forced to self-isolate