Published: Mon, September 25, 2017
Sports | By Nelson Rowe

Premier League predictions Gameweek 6: Wins for Man United & Man City?

Premier League predictions Gameweek 6: Wins for Man United & Man City?

Talking to the British press he is quoted as saying we have an obligation to win titles due to all the money we have spent.

Neither the red nor the blue half of Manchester has won the Premier League since 2014, when Manuel Pellegrini's City beat Brendan Rodgers' Liverpool and Mourinho's Chelsea to the crown.

Plenty of players coming in this summer will be hoping to follow in the footsteps of the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Thierry Henry, and Sergio Aguero.

In the week that Manchester United's chief executive, Ed Woodward, revealed that he expects tech giants such as Amazon, Netflix and Facebook to take part in the next round of Premier League TV negotiations, here was an offering they may conveniently want to leave out of the packaging. Champions Chelsea are three points adrift they being held to nil-nil draw at home by Arsenal.

Seven United players have previously won a Premier League title compared to five at City but there is no shortage of domestic title winners overseas in either squad.

Not that we did not know that before the season started. They also number more assists than City. City are sitting first due to alphabetical "advantage". City have conceded in two out of the 5 games, with United keeping a clean sheet in 4 of their 5.

City are fantastic to watch going forward but I have a sharp memory of the opening blows in their big win over Liverpool and had Jurgen Klopp's very unsafe strike force been in form, that game might easily have turned a different way. "That is what we did last season", he said. "We won three last season so they have more obligation than us".

This season feels like we might get that United v City (Mourinho v Pep) title race that everyone was hoping for last season.

Having finished 10th in 2015/16, Chelsea nearly came from nowhere to claim the title in record breaking fashion last season. However, they do not seem capable of winning matches constantly. When Arsenal hit rock bottom against Liverpool a few weeks back and Ozil was at the heart of the collapse, the solution seemed obvious to me.

Arsenal and Everton must scale the Europa League mountain at the same time as pushing for a top four finish, though, and few teams have been able to succeed while attempting to do that in recent seasons.

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