Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini claims "anything can happen" in the title race - despite admitting his side's hopes could be over by Sunday night.

Mancini conceded defeat at Arsenal this weekend, coupled with a win for rivals Manchester United over QPR, would all but condemn City to the runners-up spot.

Yet the Italian is determined that will not happen and, with seven games remaining, believes the five-point gap to United can be closed.

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