Premier League: Emile Heskey says City's poor start could cost them the title

Premier League: Emile Heskey says City's poor start could cost them the title

- Premier League champions Man City's poor start may cost them the title according to Emile Heskey

- Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool side are unbeaten in their opening eight games and are eight points above Man City

- Pep Guardiola's Man City have dropped points after failing to win three games so far

Former Liverpool striker Emile Heskey believes Man City's poor start to the season may cost them the Premier League title.

According to The Mirror citing bwin, the 41-year-old Premier League legend insists Liverpool must remain focused to the end of the campaign.

Jurgen Klopp's tutored-side are still unbeaten after eight games, while defending champions Man City have failed to win three games, losing two of those fixtures and playing a draw in the other.

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A performance that have seen Pep Guardiola's City side already eight points behind Liverpool ahead of the second international break.

"In the long run, City's poor start could have already cost them the league, but that will only happen if Liverpool take their foot off the gas," Heskey was quoted as saying as bwin.

“Liverpool have given themselves a great start, so even if they hit a rough patch, it will only see City getting closer to them, rather than overtaking them.

"The key for Liverpool is to focus on themselves, rather than how far ahead they are from anyone else.

"At any given stage, City can crank the pressure up and go unbeaten for games on end, so Liverpool need to make sure they don't get hesitant at any stage,” warned Heskey, who as quick to reveal the Reds secret so far.

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"Liverpool have already proven that they can win ugly, which should see them finally lift the Premier League. Last season they only lost one game, but they drew too much.

"This season, they've already won a few scrappy games that they would have drawn last season,” Heskey submitted.

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The event which was organised to celebrate the best in their various fields was held at the incredible Louvre Abu Dhabi.

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