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VIDEO: Pellegrini says Manchester City “not thinking about Chelsea”

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Manchester City’s manager Manuel Pellegrini before the English Premier League soccer match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester City at the Hawthorns, Birmingham, England, Friday, Dec. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

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Manuel Pellegrini has brushed off suggestions that Manchester City are locked in a two-way battle for the Premier League title with Chelsea.

The Chilean boss has now guided City to nine-straight wins in all competitions, and on Boxing Day they easily dispatched West Bromwich Albion 3-1 -- scoring three in the opening 34 minutes at a snowy Hawthorns -- after watching Chelsea momentarily go six points clear at the top earlier on Friday, following their victory over West Ham.

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Watch the video above to see Pellegrini’s reaction, as the Citizens continue to shine despite not starting with a recognized forward for the past three matches.

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