Originally written on Soccerlens  |  Last updated 9/16/13
Are City really better than United this season? - originally posted on Soccerlens.comMajority of the journalists and bloggers had tipped Manchester City as the firm favourites to win the title or at least finish above Manchester United this season. It was obvious though. For the first time in the history of Premier League, Manchester United will be without their legendary Sir Alex Ferguson – skepticism are bound to exist. However, it is not his departure that holds the key for such predictions but what mattered was who replaced the great man. Frankly, had Jose Mourinho been installed as Ferguson’s successor, critics would have hardly given second thoughts about potential title winner while writing their prediction columns. But David Moyes? The man who didn’t win a single trophy at Everton? Even his staunchest supporters would have found hard to put money on him straight away. On the other hand, City have replaced Roberto Mancini with a brilliant manager from Malaga, Manuel Pellegr...
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