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Roy Keane backs Liverpool to win the Premier League title after Man City victory

Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola
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Liverpool secured a vital 3-1 victory over Manchester City on Sunday at Anfield, a win which has satisfied Roy Keane they may win the Premier League title.

Goals from Fabinho, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane gave the Reds an all-important three factors over the defending champions on Merseyside.

Jurgen Klopp’s aspect transfer onto 34 factors from simply 12 video games, taking an unlimited eight level lead over their nearest rivals, Leicester City, and 9 away from Pep Guardiola’s crew.

There is an terrible great distance to go earlier than any silverware is handed out this season, however Keane is now of the perception that Liverpool have one hand on the trophy.

‘I’m not a betting man, however yeah I believe it’s achieved,’ the Manchester United legend instructed Sky Sports when requested if the title race was over.

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The Irishman additionally made the admission that no United crew that he performed in ‘ever chased down a side as good as Liverpool down.’

Liverpool won’t be getting too carried away simply but, as they have been in a good higher place final season and are nonetheless with no title to their title.

The Reds held a 10 level lead over City in December final 12 months after successful 17 and drawing three of their opening 20 league matches.

However, 4 extra attracts and only one defeat – to City – have been sufficient to see them end second, one level behind the champions.

Klopp’s aspect are actually odds-on favourites to win the Premier League title for the first time, with the Reds not successful the league title since the 1989/90 season, when it was nonetheless referred to as the First Division.

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