By Nick Harris for The Mail on Sunday
Published: 22:59 BST, 1 May 2021 | Updated: 23:03 BST, 1 May 2021
Manchester City are still being investigated for violating financial fair play rules more than two years after the Premier League began investigating.
Pep Guardiola said the champagne would be in the fridge today as he watches Liverpool hoping they beat rivals Manchester United to seal the title for City.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
It was legendary striker Sergio Aguero who, not for the first time, inspired a City victory yesterday that edged them within touching distance of the trophy.
Manchester City are still being investigated by the Premier League over financial fair play
Sergio Aguero led City to a victory over Crystal Palace that almost makes them Premier League champions
While not quite as dramatic as the scenes at the Etihad in 2012 when Aguero's last-gasp goal snatched the title out of United's hands, the Argentinian put City in front against Crystal Palace with a superb finish. 'We can start to put the champagne in the fridge — not to open yet, but to think about it,' said Guardiola after his side's victory moved them 11 points clear of United with four games left.
'I will take a look at the (United v Liverpool) game. I'm focused on PSG but I will take a look at the game. What happens, happens but the most important thing is not the fact that you need them to be champions. The Premier League is already there, it is in our hands. We need one more victory, two more points. If we don't win it tomorrow, we will try to do it next week. We have four games and we need two points. Four games to be champions.'
City have already won 12 major trophies in the past 10 years (four league titles, two FA Cups and six League Cups), following Sheik