By Sami Mokbel for the Daily Mail
Published: 20:56 GMT, 3 January 2021 | Updated: 20:57 GMT, 3 January 2021
Pep Guardiola waxed lyrical about his players after Manchester City’s irresistible display at Chelsea moved them ominously to within striking distance of the Premier League summit.
City’s convincing win at Stamford Bridge moved the club into fifth - just four points adrift of leaders Liverpool with a game in hand.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Guardiola’s men have struggled to hit top form so far this season - but their performance in putting Chelsea to the sword fired a menacing message toward their rivals at the top of the table.
Manchester City's 3-1 victory over Chelsea was like the side's performances of 'two or three seasons ago' when they were winning Premier League titles, says Pep Guardiola
City boss waxed lyrical about his side after blowing Chelsea away with three first half goals
But Guardiola played down City’s role in the title race saying: ‘The Premier League is weird for everything [this season].
‘Everything is weird, we just have to be focused during the games but otherwise relax.