This article first featured in Edition #1 of the RMD magazine (February 29, 2020)
The Premier League for many years has been lauded as one of the world’s greatest football leagues, in particular boosted by the existence of several top sides which could all lift the title come the season’s end without too much surprise among football supporters. Compared with other top European leagues, where one or a small handful of sides hold a monopoly on the title, the Premier League was seen as that league where anything is possible and the title was never truly guaranteed.
However, England’s top flight has seen that cause for celebration dwindling in recent seasons as teams progress, develop and the status quo shifts. Now, there is an emerging elite of just two clubs, Liverpool and Manchester City, who seem simply on another level to the rest of the league.
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