Forget 100 points, this season is going to be a lot tighter predicts Man City’s Bernardo Silva

Forget 100 points, this season is going to be a lot tighter predicts Man City’s Bernardo Silva

Forget 100 points, this season is going to be a lot tighter predicts Man City’s Bernardo Silva The Portugal international starred in a 1-0 victory over Arsenal as Pep Guardiola's side got back to winning ways after a mixed start to the season Manchester City midfielder Bernardo Silva is predicting this season’s Premier League champions will need fewer points but is expecting an even tighter title race. Last season, Liverpool won their first title in 30 years with 99 points to take the crown off City after back-to-back seasons when Pep Guardiola's side reached 100 and then 98 points. But the impact of Covid-19 shortened the pre-season while last term's shutdown has created a demanding schedule where the top sides will be regularly playing twice a week with squads set to be stretched. “In the last few seasons, we saw that to become champions you needed to reach close to 100 points, I think the situation this season is going to be different,” Silva said. “Because a lot of players didn't have any rest during the summer, I think the competition is going to be more balanced, all the game.” Both City and Liverpool have dropped five points already this season and Silva believes that their rivals have brought in some quality signings. Everton top the Premier League having added former Real Madrid star James Rodriguez and Napoli’s Allan while Tottenham, Arsenal and Chelsea also invested in their squads. “I think all the Premier League teams are stronger ...
More on: www.goal.com