Manchester City are nine points adrift of title leaders Chelsea, and face a serious challenge to pip Arsenal and Manchester United to automatic Champions League qualification – let alone the title – but Citizens winger Jesus Navas is convinced his side can still lift the Premier League trophy.
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Manuel Pellegrini’s men were Chelsea’s biggest threat to their position at the top of the table in the first-half of the season – drawing level on points with the Stamford Bridge outfit over the festive period – but their dismal away form has seen them drift from the title race.
However, with the Blues’ top scorer Diego Costa having been ruled out for at least two weeks after he hobbled off against Stoke City on Saturday, Navas reckons Jose Mourinho’s side are guaranteed to slip up, leaving the title still up for grabs.
Speaking to Sky Sports, he said “The key is to win all the remaining games and I’m sure Chelsea will drop points.
“We’re not focused on Chelsea. We are focusing on ourselves,” he continued.
“We need to strive for excellence and we need to win all our remaining fixtures.
“We have the squad to do so. We are ready to face the challenge.
“We have to fight until the last minute of the last game to win it. It’s going to be difficult and hard but we’ll give everything we have to try and win the Premier League again,” the Spaniard added.