Man City are actually odds-on to win the 2020/21 Premier League title after a serious-looking knee harm to Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk.
The influential Reds defender was compelled off within the 11th minute of Saturday’s 2-2 draw with Everton after a horror problem from Jordan Pickford.
His absence was felt as Liverpool conceded two headed objectives to Michael Keane and Dominic Calvert-Lewin at Goodison Park.
Studies have since claimed Van Dijk has suffered cruciate ligament injury and could possibly be sidelined for as much as eight months.
The information has seen Liverpool’s title odds fall to 15/8, whereas Man City have climbed to five/6 after their 1-Zero win over Arsenal.
Alex Apati of Ladbrokes mentioned: “Liverpool are but to set the world alight this season, and Virgil van Dijk’s harm has had a large influence on their odds of lifting the title for a second successive 12 months.”
One way or the other, Pickford escaped a crimson card and VAR overview after recklessly crashing into Van Dijk within the field.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp admitted his star man’s harm didn’t look good.
Premier League title outright odds
- Man City – 5/6
- Liverpool – 15/8
- Tottenham – 12/1
- Chelsea – 16/1
- Everton – 16/1
- Arsenal – 25/1
- Man United – 33/1
- Leicester – 50/1
He mentioned: “It’s not good. Virgil performed I don’t know what number of video games in a row, he performs with ache, however he couldn’t play on and that’s not good.
“After I go away the pitch Thiago tells me within the Richarlison crimson card state of affairs he thinks he acquired injured.
“It was a transparent penalty I noticed after which we noticed the flag went up. I assumed they’d nonetheless take a look at the foul however that didn’t occur.
“I don’t need to say Jordan Pickford needed to do it however it’s not a problem how a goalie can do within the field.”