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Chelsea have been told that Manchester City are the team to beat this season in the race for the Premier League title this season.
The international break is upon us after 7 round of Premier League matches, and it has been an exhilarating spectacle so far.
In current standing, Chelsea are top of the table with 16 points, while 2020 champions Liverpool are one point behind.
Manchester City and Manchester United are level on points in third and fourth respectively, with City having the better goal difference.
However, Manchester United legend Roy Keane and Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher believe Pep Guardiola’s side are the team to beat in the race for the title.
Speaking after Man City’s thrilling draw at Anfield, former Manchester United captain Keane told Sky Sports: “It’s about the managers as well, Pep Guardiola’s track record is mind-boggling, he knows how to win football matches.
“They are a hard team to beat. Liverpool will no doubt be in the mix because they have lots of goal scorers.
“They conceded three against Brentford and two today, so that doesn’t look great, but they’ve got brilliant players going forward, world-class players.
“I still think all of these teams, Chelsea included, will do well to finish ahead of Man City.”
Liverpool legend Carragher added: “Man City are the team to beat. The game last week against Chelsea was a big one for me.
“It was a complete domination and it was similar for periods today in that first half. For me, they are the team to beat.”