Guardiola has theory on why more people want Liverpool to win league than City

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Pep Guardiola has revealed his theory on why more people want Liverpool to win the league than Manchester City.

The City boss is adamant that the country is backing the Reds to win the quadruple as the title race goes down to the final day of the season tomorrow. The Blues will be hosting Aston Villa, and Liverpool hosting Wolves in what is set to be an exciting day of football.

The main talking point going into the games has been Pep's insistence that his team are the less popular team out of the two to win the league. If City beat Villa at the Etihad on Sunday, it'll be the club's eighth league title, and fourth under Pep.

Speaking in his press conference ahead of the big day, the Spanish manager said that Liverpool has more support due to their established history. He said: "I'm sure my English isn't good after four, five years. I said in the time you arrive in the titles, the teams with more history have more supporters.

"It happens in Spain and Germany and Italy. We are outsiders in the last decade.

"In that moment, of course, people don't want Liverpool or us to win. Liverpool fans want to win, I'm not saying all the country are Liverpool fans but in general they are a team with more titles."

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He claims that his side have been the "outsiders" in the last decade due to the club's lack of successful history with the majority of the club's honours coming in the last 15 years. He added: "Maybe I'm wrong, but in countries all around the world there are two, three teams people support more than the other ones.

"Liverpool, United, Arsenal have a lot of history, we are new, how many times we arrive in this history? Brighton, Paul Dickov, I don't think so. It's not much. It's why we feel it's a privilege and won't waste this opportunity to enjoy the 95 minutes."

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