Manchester United legend claims Pep Guardiola ‘raised his middle finger’ in Premier League

With a nine-point lead at the top of the Premier League table after 25 games, Manchester City are in pole position to win their fourth top-flight crown in five seasons – a staggering tally only equaled by Manchester United before.

While second-placed Liverpool still have time to chase the Blues as they seek to reclaim the crown, former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand believes Manchester City have already done enough to secure the crown. trophy.

“As far as points go, it’s not over, but I just think (Manchester) City look too comfortable in their games. City look like they’re in total control the whole time. time”, Rio Ferdinand said on his ‘Vibrate with Five’ podcast.

He continued, “There are no upside down games or moments where you say ‘oh my god, they’re on the ropes, they’re going to get beat up here’. They’re on cruise control.”

According to Ferdinand, Manchester City‘s supremacy in the league is even more impressive considering the fact that there is no centre-forward in the first team.

“By the way, Pep Guardiola is doing this without a recognized striker in his squad,” Rio said Ferdinand reiterated.

He continued, “He basically raised his middle finger to the whole league and all the media that was doubting him at the start of the season and said ‘listen, have this and we’re going to win the league doing this too’.”

Next up in Manchester City’s hunt for the Premier League title, Pep Guardiola’s side will face a stern test as Antonio Conte’s Tottenham travel to the Etihad Stadium on Saturday night.

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