Who is going to beat Man City? Scholes backs Guardiola's side to match Arsenal 'Invincibles'

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The Manchester United legend believes the defending champions are capable of negotiating the entire 2018-19 Premier League campaign unbeaten

Manchester City look to be unbeatable, says Manchester United legend Paul Scholes, with Pep Guardiola’s side capable of emulating Arsenal’s ‘Invincibles’ from 2003-04.

The Premier League title was recaptured by the Blues last season in record-breaking style , as they hit a century of points and over 100 goals.

It could be that the current campaign sees them go even better, with a derby victory over United in their most recent outing seeing City restore a two-point lead at the summit .

They are yet to suffer a defeat after 12 games, dropping just four points, and Scholes believes that they could become the second side in the Premier League era to negotiate an entire season unbeaten.

A man with strong ties to City’s fiercest rivals told Premier League productions : “We’ve talked about the Arsenal team that went right through the season without losing a game and the more you look at the City team, I don’t see where they are going to get beat.

“I watched the game against Wolves and thought it could be a tricky season for them, but ever since then – I know it’s not too many games – I just don’t see who is going to get near them. I don’t see a team who will beat them.

“I think Liverpool will probably be the closest, but I just think they [City] are that good, they are in control.

“You look at the bench as well [against United]. [Gabriel] Jesus not brought on, a brilliant centre-forward, [Ilkay] Gundogan, they bring on, scores a goal. They've just got quality in every position.

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“I think if they are at it every game, they won't lose a game.”

City have already taken points off fellow title hopefuls Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham on their travels this season while proving too strong for United on home soil.

They do have plenty more challenges to come, including a potentially crunch clash at Chelsea on December 8, however, they are moving ominously through the gears and offering their rivals little cause for optimism.

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