Gerrard could win title for Liverpool eight years after Chelsea slip cost them

Steven Gerrard might just be the man to hand Liverpool the Premier League title this season – eight years after his infamous slip against Chelsea.

Now the manager of Aston Villa, the Liverpool legend will face Manchester City on the final game on 22 May. With the title face looking set to go down to the wire, it could be pivotal.

Just a point separates the two titans at the top of the table in yet another dramatic face off between Liverpool and City. It remains the only competition left that Pep Guardiola can win after crashing out of the FA Cup and the Champions League.

It might give the Etihad outfit more vigour to go on and clinch the Premier League title – as they had done last year. But one potential obstacle in their way could benefit Liverpool in an incredible way.

Gerrard infamously slipped eight years ago when Liverpool were on course to win the title in one of the most momentous incidents in recent history in domestic football. Now he has the chance to redeem himself by getting his Villa side to see City drop points.

Neither side look like they are even capable of dropping points in the final few games left in the Premier League. They are both relentless and it does not appear that anyone can stop them.

However, City face Villa at the end of the season in the final game before the league comes to a crescendo. If there was ever a moment for pure drama – then this is it.

Liverpool might consider their last matches as slightly tougher – especially when they are on Tottenham on Saturday night. That could be just one of several difficult games.

The Reds also have Chelsea to face in the FA Cup final and Real Madrid in the Champions League while Southampton and Wolves are to come in the Premier League. City, on the other hand, do not have the easiest of games coming up either.

Guardiola will face Newcastle, Wolves, West Ham and then Villa in their last four games of the Premier League – with no games left in Europe after their dramatic exit from the Champions League. It means

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