Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Stones: Old Heads Will See Us to Title

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Stones: Old Heads Will See Us to Title

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JOHN Stones believes the older heads in the City dressing room are vital as they look to see off Liverpool's title challenge.

The Blues will retain the Premier League crown if they win their final two games against Leicester at home and Brighton away. But with Jurgen Klopp's men just a point behind, there is little room for error.

It is a far cry from last season when City won the title with five games to spare and went on to finish a record 19 points clear of their nearest rival.

Defender Stones (left) said: "It's a different scenario, last season the league was done by now. It's a strange situation because some of us haven't been in this situation before.

"I think Vinny (Kompany) said that these are the times when it brings the best out of you as a player, but him as a player, David (Silva), Sergio (Aguero) and a few of the others have been in this situation before. …

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