Man City vs Wolves preview: Pep states that "it's no more complicated than that" as title race question arises

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Manchester City meet Wolverhampton Wanders this coming weekend in the next round of the Premier League

Pep Guardiola's Man City will hope to right some wrongs against Wolves, who beat the Cityzens 2-1 in their first encounter of the season. 

With the title race still going strong, Man City are still one only point away from first place, with Arsenal currently occupying the spot. As for Liverpool, it could be assumed that their chances of claiming the title is no longer possible, as they go five points behind first. 

We've reached the final few weeks of the 23/24 season, and Man City are still in contention for both the Premier League and the FA Cup. 

In the League, City have four fixtures remaining (including Wolves), which involves a big test against Tottenham. 

There have been two meetings between the two so far, the first ending in a 3-3 draw, and then a 1-0 win for Man City in the FA Cup. 

City have one extra game compared to Arsenal, this weekend their opponent will be Bournemouth, but after that, it will be City's rivals Man United, who could assist City to the Premier League title. 

For this weekend, Man City will go into this fixture as favourites, despite their loss to Wolves early that season, it would be fair to assume that City will come out of the 90 minutes triumphant with three points. 

Discussing this upcoming game, Guardiola discussed the importance of it, "We have to prove it tomorrow against Wolves and then in the next games."

"We know we have to win and do all 12 points, otherwise it will be difficult because Arsenal are so strong, and so consistent. It's difficult to drop points."

"It depends on us. It's tomorrow and then three games in one week. No more complicated than that to analyse."

You could say he kept it short and sweet. Overall, there isn't much more for the manager to add regarding the title race, the aim is simple and that is to win every game. 

Pep then also mentioned the health of his players, as three were seeming as doubt going into the press conference,"(Foden and Dias) are okay," moving on to Ederson, "It looked worse than it is. He trained yesterday and feels good. 

He also confirmed Erling Haaland is ready to start the game.

Speaking on the subject, Guardiola stated "When everyone is fit they have to be ready."

With the season only having five fixtures left for City (Four PL & FA Cup) having all the players fit and available is more important than ever; as both competitions are still in sight. 


Man City Square Prediction 

Man City 3-1 Wolves 

Saturday, the 4th of May, at 17:30 (UK)