Aldo: Sorry Liverpool fans - Man City will be champions | OneFootball
Aldo: Sorry Liverpool fans - Man City will be champions
Liverpool hero John Aldridge expects Manchester City to finish today as Premier League champions.
Aldridge wrote for the Sunday World: "The script we have before us on the final day of the Premier League season is too good to be believed for Liverpool fans.
"In fantasy land, Anfield icon Steven Gerrard will guide his Aston Villa side to a positive result against Manchester City and Liverpool will beat Wolves at Anfield to lift the title in a dramatic twist on the final day of the season.
"Throw in the idea that a former Liverpool player, Philippe Coutinho or Danny Ings, scores the decisive goal for Villa and you have a story that would be better placed on the pages of a football comic from my schooldays.
"Well, sorry to all our loyal Liverpool-loving readers who are looking forward today's 4pm kick-off with hope in their hearts, but none of the above is going to happen.
"I know Manchester City bottled it in the Champions League semi-final against Real Madrid a few weeks back and they will be under pressure to get the win they need to win the title.
"Yet the reality is Villa are not good enough to stop them from winning – and probably winning by a wide margin at the Etihad Stadium today.
"City and Liverpool are so far ahead of the rest of the Premier League teams right now that they are going to beat the also-rans 99 times out of 100."
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