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Solskjaer sends warning to Man City over Premier League title race

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer of Manchester United, Pep Guardiola of Manchester City
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The Sky Blues are firmly placed at the top of the table with a 10-point lead over their closest challengers and city rivals Red Devils.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is unwilling to concede the Premier League title to Manchester City just yet as he warns Manchester United are “really focused” on the title race.

Manchester United got back to winning ways in the Premier League as they beat relegation-threatened Newcastle United 3-1 on Sunday.

Elsewhere, Manchester City grabbed a narrow 1-0 win against Arsenal to extend their remarkable unbeaten run to 25 games across all competitions.

The Red Devils endured a torrid start to the season, losing three of their opening six games. But they have come a long way since then to appear as title contenders, having lost only once in their last 19 league games.

The Sky Blues too looked a shadow of themselves in the first half of the league campaign but have gone from strength to strength since then to embark on a 13-match winning streak.

It might appear as if the top-flight crown is out of United’s grasp and that the title race is all but settled in City’s favor, but Solskjaer is not the one to lose hope.

“I am never going to say it’s done until it’s done,” he told Sky Sports. “We have seen so many examples of teams that have hung in there, have kept working and have kept doing their own jobs.

“Something might happen. It’s not something we think about – we just think about our own performances. That’s the only thing we can control. We have got loads to play for, and as a team we’ve got loads to improve on.

“To build momentum by going on the pitch and playing well is important. For me, the boys are really focused.”

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