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Pep Guardiola insists Premier League title race is not over

Pep Guardiola believes there is still all to play for in the Premier League title race despite Manchester City being in pole position to lift the title come the end of May.

Off the back of a thrilling 4-1 win over Arsenal on Wednesday, City are only two points behind the Gunners with two games in hand.

The reigning English champions can go top of the league if they win their next two outings.

However, Guardiola is taking things one game at a time as City remain in the hunt for a historic treble heading into the final stretch of the season.

“We still have seven games – we have to do our game,” Guardiola said ahead of his side’s trip to Craven Cottage to face off against Fulham on Sunday.

“I know what happened when we won at the Emirates – then we draw at Nottingham Forest. Now we go to Fulham against an incredible team and we are taking nothing for granted.

“We are happy for the last game and the performance, but that is all. I know it’s not 20 games left, it’s seven, but seven games are seven games, especially considering we have Champions League games and so on.

“Don’t misunderstand me – we were in the same position – 10 points behind – I trust my players. The players are the same – you have to seduce them every single day to make sure it works.”

Despite Guardiola’s comments, Man City are well-placed to go on and clinch the Premier League title in the coming weeks thanks to their recent upturn in form which has seen them win all but one of their most recent 13 games.

The Cityzens are also unbeaten across all competitions since early February when they suffered a narrow 1-0 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur.

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