Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Blues under Cosh FOR TITLE

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Blues under Cosh FOR TITLE

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UNITED are under less pressure than City to land the Premier League crown as Manchester gears up for a titanic title battle.

That's the view of Old Trafford midfielder Ander Herrera.

The Reds last won the league in 2013 and the Blues lifted the trophy 12 months later in 2014.

But the pair are the season's early pacesetters and are locked together at the top of the table - with identical records from the opening five matches.

Only alphabetical order has City in pole position.

Jose Mourinho invested £140m in the summer to strengthen his squad while rival boss Pep Guardiola was the summer's biggest spender having laid out £208m.

And Herrera believes that figure means the Blues are under the cosh.

"We won three titles last season and City didn't win anything. They are under pressure," said Herrera. …

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