Manchester City look nailed-on to win the Premier League – and this might properly be the season they conquer Europe too reckons membership legend Paul Dickov.
Pep Guardiola’s males are ten factors clear on the prime of the Premier League desk and on an 18-match profitable run – beating Arsenal 1-Zero of their most up-to-date match on Sunday.
Former City striker Dickov has hailed the present ‘unstoppable’ and ‘scary’ squad, which has coped properly with out star males Sergio Aguero and Kevin De Bruyne for big components of the season.
Dickov advised The Heat Up on talkSPORT: “You go and rating 4 away at Liverpool, three away at Everton and three at house to Tottenham; they only look unstoppable on the minute.
“It doesn’t matter who is available in, the squad is simply trying that sturdy. The opposite night time [Ilkay] Gundogan was out, Phil Foden steps up, Bernardo Silva steps up.
“If anyone else isn’t in there doing it, they’ve bought a lot high quality inside the squad that it’s simply scary.
“I genuinely imagine it’s one of the best squad in Europe. One to 11 you’ve bought some unbelievable groups in there and City are proper up there with all of them.
“They’ve coped with out De Bruyne and Aguero and Gundogan not too long ago.
“You have a look at their bench generally and their bench would stroll into another staff.”
A Champions League trophy has eluded City underneath Guardiola, nevertheless Dickov believes they’re properly positioned to win that competitors too this season.
He added: “Individuals ask me on a regular basis, ‘can they win the Champions League this yr?’
“I genuinely assume they’ll in the event that they hold everyone match as a result of if somebody just isn’t fairly doing it or Pep desires to relaxation somebody, there are world class gamers adequate to come back in and do the job.
“They’ve bought that proper the way in which via the staff.”
City’s record-breaking run has been constructed on a stable defence – the 1-Zero win at Arsenal means they’ve now claimed 23 clear sheets this season.
Together with his aspect sitting ten factors clear on the prime of the Premier League, boss Guardiola admits he has been stunned by the unbelievable run of kind.
“I’m stunned and impressed and so when everyone seems to be struggling on this world, all of the groups within the league are dropping factors, we have been constant over the previous two months and I didn’t anticipate [that],” he mentioned.
”Individuals discuss and discuss concerning the file and the victories however to do that you must win a majority of these video games many, many occasions.
“It’s not all the time about profitable by three or 4 as a result of that isn’t doable.”