The fifth league title in the last six years is a matter of time. Of days, even. And it is that the defeat of Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium against Brighton (0-3) has accelerated everything. Four points ahead of the Gunners and one game less, at the Etihad Stadium they already do the math to sing the alirón. Just two points separate Manchester City from certifying one of the great comebacks of recent years in the Premier League. Pep Guardiola, who came to be eight points below Arsenal, they could rise as English league champions next weekend.
While Mikel Arteta’s team will visit the City Ground on Saturday to face Nottingham Forest, Manchester City will host Chelsea at home on Sunday. However, the skyblues they could be measured against Frank Lampard’s pupils being already Premier League champions. If Arsenal lose to the Tricky TreesManchester City will automatically revalidate the league titlehaving a distance of four points and three games pending for Pep Guardiola’s men.
From there, the citizens they would only have to equal the result that the Londoners achieve in Nottingham to be champions. In the event that the Gunners take a point from the City Ground, it will be enough for Manchester City to draw. Likewise, if Mikel Arteta’s men beat Nottingham Forest on Saturday and the Mancunian side do the same with Chelsea on Sunday, the skyblues they will sing the alirón That is to say, It’s time for Manchester City to start sprucing up the Etihad Stadium.
A luxury ‘guest’
The Premier League title will act as a luxury guest at Manchester City-Chelsea. The trophy will be in the Etihad Stadium so that, if the race for the English league is decided this weekend, it will be presented to the fans skyblues after the collision with Blues. Likewise, according to reports in England, in the event that the achievement of the Premier League is decided in the weekly match against Brighton, Manchester City would lift the trophy at the Gtech Community Stadium in Brentford, on the last day of the 2022/2023 Premier League.