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Rodri names Tottenham Hotspur as Manchester City’s biggest rival for the Premier League title

Manchester City midfielder Rodri picked a surprise team as a fellow title contender for this edition, which seemed to have raised multiple eyebrows. According to the Spanish footballer, Tottenham Hotspur is well within contention to win the league this season and this complement comes after an impressive start to the new season.

Manchester City midfielder Rodri picked a surprise team as a fellow title contender for this edition, which seemed to have raised multiple eyebrows. According to the Spanish footballer, Tottenham Hotspur is well within contention to win the league this season and this complement comes after an impressive start to the new season.

Tottenham is unbeaten in the league and is breathing right down the neck of Manchester City and Arsenal. Although it is too early to draw conclusions from the data, Antonio Conte seems to have assembled a pretty strong football team. The club is off to a shaky start in the Champions League, picking up a win and a loss in the two games thus far.

In an interview with Gazzetta Dello Sport, he said “They have put together a great squad and they have a manager who has very clear ideas and who knows how to convey them perfectly. They know what they have to do and they do it with great precision. I see the Spurs as candidates for the title. Conte’s career speaks for itself.”

Antonio Conte is no stranger to silverware in England, having won the Premier League and FA Cup with Chelsea during his two-year stint with the Londoners. However, the challenge will be very different with Spurs, who haven’t won a league title since 1961.

Manchester City has been on a roll in the Premier League over the last two seasons, winning both editions despite facing multiple hurdles. They now have a different challenge this season, which is the opportunity to become only the second team in the Premier League era to win three league titles in a row, the other club being Manchester United.

They are off to a strong start this season and it does not appear too difficult a deal for Pep Guardiola’s men to achieve. Their big summer signing Erling Haaland is firing on all cylinders, scoring 11 goals in the league already.

A fifth Premier League crown since the emergence of Guardiola looks inevitable for Manchester City, but the Premier League backs a history of throwing surprises, making this season very interestin