Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Fernandinho Wants Blues Team-Mates to Keep Focus

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Fernandinho Wants Blues Team-Mates to Keep Focus

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FERNANDINHO knows the title is now tantalisingly close for City - but will not ease up until it is secured.

The Blues now know victory in their next two Premier League games will be enough for them to be crowned champions.

Pep Guardiola's men restored a 16-point lead at the top of the table with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Stoke on Monday.

They now need only a maximum of three more wins to complete the job, but just two will suffice if one of them comes against second-placed United.

With a derby coming up at the Etihad Stadium on April 7, City fans can anticipate potentially securing the title against their arch-rivals - providing Everton can be beaten first on March 31.

But midfielder Fernandinho does not want to look that far ahead, even though he is sure the celebrations will begin sooner or later. …

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