BBC pundits predict Premier League title race, and there's only two teams in it 2 months ago

BBC pundits predict Premier League title race, and there's only two teams in it

It doesn't look good for Manchester United or Liverpool

It appears that this year's Premier League campaign is all but a two horse race, as BBC pundits select either Manchester City or Chelsea as their predicted champions.

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Chelsea come into this season off the back of winning their second Champions League trophy in their history last May, and with a full season under Thomas Tuchel, many are expecting the Londoners to push on.

However, Manchester City, who basically walked through the league last year without any real opposition, are the overwhelming favourites to retain their title.

With signings like Jack Grealish included to bolster their squad, it's hard to see past another dominant title defence by the blue side of Manchester.

The red side of the same city however, may feel a little hard done by, finishing second last season and adding the likes of Jadon Sancho strengthening their attack, and Raphael Varane pending to join their defence, you can only imagine that they will be stronger this year.

The team that will feel the most insulted will be Liverpool, who finished the season strongly. And while they haven't done much  business this summer apart from signing the man mountain that is Ibrahima Konaté, they have a few notable names from injury.

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Virgil Van Dijk coming back will - if you'll pardon the cliché - feel like a new signing, boosted with the return of Joe Gomez, and Joel Matip, their defence should be a lot more solid this year.

It was only just over a year ago that The Reds were the all-dominant force in the Premier League so they will be looking to make a big return and prove a lot of people wrong.

Of course, these predictions all mean next to nothing in the long run, and who knows, maybe Spurs will come out of the blue and snatch the title this year.

Probably not though.