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EPL 2019-20: Manchester City Are Still English Premier League Favourites, Says Former Liverpool Star Jamie Carragher

Liverpool may have won their first four games of the English Premier League season, but Jamie Carragher labelled Manchester City title favourites

EPL 2019-20: Manchester City Are Still English Premier League Favourites, Says Former Liverpool Star Jamie Carragher
Manchester City's Fernandinho lifts teammate Bernardo Silva after the latter scored a goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Brighton & Hove Albion at Etihad stadium in Manchester, England, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019.
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EPL 2019-20: Manchester City Are Still English Premier League Favourites, Says Former Liverpool Star Jamie Carragher
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2019-09-13T01:45:13+0530

Manchester City remain favourites to win the Premier League ahead of Liverpool, according to Jamie Carragher.

Liverpool have made a perfect start to the league campaign, winning their opening four matches to hold a two-point lead at the top early in the season.

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Jurgen Klopp's men pushed City all the way last season before Pep Guardiola's side defended their title.

Carragher, who won the Champions League during a stellar career at Liverpool, believes City are still favourites.

"I think it's a bit early yet. I think we've got to probably wait until Christmas," he said on Wednesday.

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"I do feel around about Christmas time Liverpool and City will have a substantial gap and it looks like there's a little bit of a gap at this moment.

"But I still think City are favourites and are the best team in the Premier League at this moment because they won the Premier League and they proved that last season.

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"So I think it's still on Liverpool to overtake City but they're more than capable."

Liverpool (12 points) and Manchester City (10) are ahead of Leicester City (eight) through four games.

Manchester City make the trip to Norwich City on Saturday, while Liverpool host Newcastle United on the same day.

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