Liverpool’s long wait for a Premier League trophy finally ended yesterday. Chelsea beating Man City in an empty stadium wasn’t the title clinching moment Liverpudlians would have been dreaming about for all these years. Even so, there will be huge relief among the Reds fans, as they can now call themselves Premier League champions.
Lock-down would have spread panic among the red side of Merseyside, as rumors circulated the season could be nullified. However, when the season restarted it was only a matter of time until Jordan Henderson would get his hands on the trophy. Liverpool cruised their way to glory, they sit twenty-three points ahead of Man City with seven games left to play.
Man City’s loss to Chelsea last night ensured Klopp’s men would be crowned champions. However, it’s not all doom and gloom for City fans, as the bookmakers are backing them to bounce straight back and regain the title next season. Manchester City is currently +100 to win the 2020-21 Premier League season, which implies they have a 50% of doing so.
Liverpool has been priced at +120 to win back-to-back Premier League titles, which makes them clear second-favorites.
Third-favorites are Chelsea at +1600, and then comes Manchester United (+2500), Tottenham (+4000), Arsenal (+5000) and Leicester (+6600).
Bookmakers clearly expect Manchester City to strengthen their squad in the offseason, and presumably think there’s a chance either Mane or Salah could exit Anfield.
Premier League Odds: 2020-21 Season
Manchester City - +100
Liverpool - +120
Chelsea - +1600
Manchester United - +2500
Tottenham - +4000
Arsenal - +5000
Leicester City - +6600