Apr 13, 2014 at 1.37pm UK at ​Anfield
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Manuel Pellegrini relishing the pressure of title race

Manuel Pellegrini claims that you must relish the title race at a big club, and refuses to take any pressure of his side.

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has insisted that he is relishing the pressure that comes with being involved in a Premier League title race.

City are currently third, four points behind Liverpool and two behind Chelsea but with two games in hand.

Jose Mourinho has played down his side's chances in the title race, but Pellegrini claims that one must rise to the pressure and congratulates Arsene Wenger for talking up Arsenal's ambitions.

"I don't try to take advantage and say we don't have any pressure because we play away [against Liverpool] or they are the best team," Pellegrini told reporters.

"That's why I have so much respect for Arsene Wenger saying Arsenal can do it. Afterwards, if they can't do it, it's another problem but if you are at an important club you can't say 'We don't have pressure to win a title, the other clubs have it all'.

"It is impossible not to enjoy a fight for the title as has happened this year in the Premier League."

Pellegrini's City side travel to Anfield to face title rivals Liverpool on Sunday.

Manchester City's Chilean manager Manuel Pellegrini watches from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on March 29, 2014
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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City24212170185265
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd24165349163353
3Chelsea24155445162950
4Liverpool23138254282647
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs24136547222545
6Arsenal24126645311442
7Leicester CityLeicester249783632434
8Burnley249781921-234
9Everton2477102639-1328
10Watford2475123344-1126
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham2468103042-1226
12Bournemouth2467112536-1125
13Crystal Palace2467112237-1525
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2466121941-2224
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2465132234-1223
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2458111733-1623
17Stoke CityStoke2465132550-2523
18Southampton24410102435-1122
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom24311101931-1220
20Swansea CitySwansea2345141435-2117
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