Richard Keys comments on Leicester’s title chances

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Can Leicester City do what Nottingham Forest did and win the league title ahead of Arsenal, Manchester City and Manchester United?

Well-known sports presenter Richard Keys has suggested on social networking site Twitter that Leicester City could win the Premier League title this season.

Leicester are two points clear of second-place Arsenal in pole position, with Manchester City and Manchester United third and fourth respectively.

While the Foxes have picked up 32 points from 15 matches, the Gunners, City and United have collected 30, 29 and 29 points respectively.

Former Sky Sports presenter Keys has used the example of Nottingham Forest to suggest if Claudio Ranieri’s side get positive results during the festive period, then they could be in with a chance of winning the league title.

Leicester will face Chelsea (home), Everton (away), Liverpool (away), Manchester City (home) and Bournemouth (home) between now and January 2.

Forest may be playing in the Championship at the moment, but less than 40 years ago they were winning the European Cup.

Brian Clough took charge of the Reds in January 1975 when the club were in the Second Division of English football. The legendary manager got Forest back to the First Division and won the title in 1978.

Forest won the European Cup in 1979 and 1980, as well as the League Cup on four occasions under Clough.

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