Man City are still Premier League favourites – Carragher

Liverpool may have won its first four games of the Premier League season, but Jamie Carragher labelled Manchester City title favourite.

Manchester City remains favourite to win the Premier League ahead of Liverpool, according to Jamie Carragher.

Liverpool has made a perfect start to the league campaign, winning its opening four matches to hold a two-point lead at the top early in the season.

Jurgen Klopp's men pushed City all the way last season before Pep Guardiola's side defended its title.

Carragher, who won the Champions League during a stellar career at Liverpool, believes City is still favourite.

"I think it's a bit early yet. I think we've got to probably wait until Christmas," he said on Wednesday.

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"I do feel around about Christmas time Liverpool and City will have a substantial gap and it looks like there's a little bit of a gap at this moment.

"But I still think City are favourites and are the best team in the Premier League at this moment because they won the Premier League and they proved that last season.

"So I think it's still on Liverpool to overtake City but they're more than capable."

Liverpool (12 points) and Manchester City (10) are ahead of Leicester City (eight) through four games.

Manchester City makes the trip to Norwich City on Saturday, while Liverpool hosts Newcastle United on the same day.