Pep Guardiola asserts City's thrilling Premier League title race against Liverpool has been one of the toughest of his managerial career.

Pep Guardiola asserts City's thrilling Premier League title race against Liverpool has been one of the toughest of his managerial career.

Two victories will secure consecutive crowns for the Champions but - as they have been all season - the Reds are hot on the heels, ready to capitalise on any slip-up.

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Asked how triumphing over Jurgen Klopp's side would rank in his personal achievements, should his side lift the league trophy, Guardiola admitted he would hold the success in high regard.

"it is the toughest league I've ever played as a manager," he stated. "There are no doubts.

"That's why being there is incredible. Only one will take the prize.

"You have to give credit to how huge our rival is. In my career as a manager, we have played against incredible sides. One is Luis Enrique's Barcelona with Leo Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar, and the other is Liverpool.

"They are the best two sides I've played as a manager. Last season was incredible but this season, we are up against an incredible team.

"They're physical and have improved their positional game, and defensively, they concede few goals. That's why I'm so delighted."

View part two of the manager's City v Leicester press conference in the video above...