When can Manchester City secure the Premier League title ahead of Arsenal?

Manchester City have won the Premier League in four of the past five seasons, and now look likely to add another. We take a look at when the race could be over.

Who is in the Premier League title race?

Only two clubs can win the Premier League: Arsenal and Manchester City.

Manchester City, on 85 points after 35 games, extended their lead on Sunday with a win at Everton while Arsenal, on 81 points after 36 games, lost at home to Brighton.

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How many points do Man City need to win the title?

The maximum number of points Arsenal can score is 87, which means Man City need three for an unassailable points tally.

If Man City win their next match they will be champions, regardless of Arsenal's result.

So even if Arsenal win at Nottingham Forest on Saturday, Man City will be crowned with a victory at home to Chelsea on Sunday, May 21.

When is the soonest Man City can win the title?

Saturday, May 20.

Man City will be confirmed as champions if Arsenal lose at Forest.

If Arsenal draw against Forest, City will only need a draw at home to Chelsea on May 21.

What about Arsenal?

It's only fair to cover the Gunners. They now cannot win the title before the final day, Sunday, May 28.