After losing 3-2 at Wolves on Friday, Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has given up on the Premier League title race.
Currently, City are occupying the third place in the Premier League, 14 points behind leaders Liverpool and a point below Leicester City.
Speaking to told BBC Radio 5 Live, Pep said, “The advantage is too big, yes.”
Considering some factors which has resulted into Pep’s conclusion, it’s a fact that, City have lost five Premier League games this season, one more than in the whole of the 2018-19 campaign.
They have also played a game more than Liverpool, who have dropped only two points this season, are on a run – stretching back to March – of 26 wins from 27 league games and are two matches away from going a full year unbeaten in the top flight.
Pep speaking further said, “It’s unrealistic to think about Liverpool, we think about Leicester,” “We have the chance to recover second place. I know the quality of my team but that’s the situation.”
Pep’s player Bernardo Silva who admitted also said, “It is a really bad situation for us. A frustrating first half of the season. Nobody expected us to be this far away from Liverpool at this halfway point.
“We have to continue now. We know that winning the title is very complicated. I wouldn’t say impossible but very difficult.”