This has been an unprecedented football season in many ways. The Reds were breaking records left and right, week in and week out before the global health crisis put the campaign on hold for an indefinite period of time. With doubts as to when and if the season will resume, Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan has said it would be ‘fair’ to give Liverpool the title if the season could not be finished.

Ilkay Gundogan has said it would be fair to give Liverpool the Premier League title.

Ilkay Gundogan has said it would be fair to give Liverpool the Premier League title. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

The Reds are miles ahead at the top of the table. 25 points ahead to be precise.

It has been an extraordinary season for Jürgen Klopp’s men. They opened the campaign by winning the Super Cup, midway through they lifted the Club World Cup and along the way they put together two of the longest winning streaks in league history.

Across 29 games, Liverpool have won an unbelievable 27 games. That is utterly bonkers and is unheard of in top flight football.

With the Premier League suspended and extended ‘indefinitely’ amid the global health crisis, people are wondering when and if the football will return.

When Ilkay Gundogan was asked whether Liverpool should be crowned champions if the season is cancelled, the German told ZDF:

 

“For me, that would be OK, yes. You have to be fair as a sportsperson.”

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At least one Man City player has a good head on his shoulders.

This is a sensible position for the German to take, if he said otherwise then his self interest would be patently obvious.

There is no way that Pep Guardiola’s side would have been able to make up a 25 point gap in their remaining games. The Reds will be champions, it’s just a case of when not if.

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