Our Manchester United fans here in the Transfer Tavern have seen a third team join the supposedly two-horse race for the Premier League title between the Manchester clubs.
Spurs have crept into the title race and currently stand joint second alongside Man United, with both trailing Man City by eight points and our local Mancunians think the Citizens look like they’re going to take some stopping to give United or Spurs the chance to close the gap.
Pep Guardiola’s team are playing some fantastic football at present while the Red Devils are looking like they’ve hit some kind of brick wall after a great free-scoring start to the campaign, having now only won twice in the past five Premier League games.
Tottenham Hotspur, on the other hand, look like their Wembley win curse is well and truly behind them as they look stronger and stronger each week, but you fear the key to keeping the momentum going is to keep star striker Harry Kane fit.
Either way, our punters think Guardiola is rubbing his hands in delight as both these two English giants of the game battle it out to reach his City side at the summit and here’s our landlord’s two reasons why he’ll be confident that it’s Spurs not United with the only challenge this season…