Manchester City midfielder Gundogan says it's 'fair' to award Liverpool the title

Manchester City are the defending champions but have been unable to keep pace with Liverpool this season (PA Images)
Manchester City are the defending champions but have been unable to keep pace with Liverpool this season (PA Images)
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Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan has admitted it is 'fair' for Liverpool to be awarded the Premier League title even if the season is cut short.

The Reds are currently 25 points clear of Man City at the top of the table, with a maximum of 30 points left on offer for Pep Guardiola's side.

Liverpool beat Manchester City 3-1 at Anfield back in November (PA Images)

And while mathematically Jurgen Klopp's men have not sewn up the club's first title in 30 years, Gundogan feels the right thing to do is to give them the trophy.

Speaking to German broadcasting company ZDF, he said: "For me, that would be OK, yes. You have to be fair as a sportsperson.

"There are different opinions. For clubs who have had a very good season, it obviously wouldn't be nice if it was cancelled now.

"On the other hand, for clubs who aren't doing as well and are maybe in the relegation places, an abandonment would obviously suit them."

All elite football in England is currently suspended until April 30.

Premier League, EFL and PFA officials are due to meet this week to discuss how the remainder of the season will play out.

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