Manchester City fans in the Transfer Tavern have been treated to some strong performances by their team of late, but that has failed to mask the fact that they are currently eight points off the pace from leaders Chelsea in this season’s Premier League.
Pep Guardiola has experienced an indifferent first season in English football with the winter period proving to be a different kettle of fish for the manager that was perceived as a genius before taking the reigns at the Etihad.
Our landlord expects Guardiola and Manchester City to respond to their critics next season especially if the Citizens’ oil rich owners flex their muscles and let him secure his preferred targets.
Before then, City have the end of the season to worry about and although it seems to be an uphill battle from here, many of our Citizens in the Transfer Tavern are feeling a little bit optimistic based on their recent form.
Could there be a very late surge for the title from City, then? Here are five fixtures our landlord reckons could decide if that’s the case in the remainder of this campaign…
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