Immediately after an even and unpredictable Premier League campaign, Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini feels fewer points are needed.
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini believes fewer than 80 points is going to be needed to win the Premier League this season.
Only 3 times because the inaugural season in 1992-93 has the title been won with such a low tally, with all the 1998-99 Manchester United team the last to attain the feat.
However the unpredictable initial half in the existing campaign sees Arsenal topping the table on just 33 points.
Pellegrini, whose City side sit second, stated not even 80 points would be needed to be crowned champions.
“It can be a incredibly complicated title to win because the level of points each of the teams have now will not be normal. You do not have that in each Premier League season,” he stated.
“Maybe this season the teams are stronger, maybe the games are closer.
“Every season is unique but to win the Premier League this season might be pretty challenging and take much less than 80 points.”
City will come across out their Champions League last-16 opponents on Monday, but Pellegrini’s focus is on domestic action.
The Chilean stated the league was normally his priority.
“For me, I always feel the Premier League is definitely the most significant,” Pellegrini mentioned.
“In the Champions League, you are able to possess a bad game and go out inside the semi-final, and no one remembers what you did.
“The Premier League may be the perform of your whole year. I always say it ought to not be an obsession to win the Champions League.
“It’s an extremely vital title, and stunning to accomplish it. But you must not attempt to win the Champions League and lose concentrate around the Premier League.”