Sometimes the world of football is just such a pleasing place.
Not only have we had the privilege of watching Man City play one of the most entertaining brands of football all season but they could treat us to the perfect setting when they win the title.
Last night’s efficient victory over Stoke, with David Silva stepping out of Kevin De Bruyne’s shadow to score both goals, means City need just two more wins to wrap the Premier League title.
With 81 points on the board, already more than five title-winning teams, and a 16 point lead over arch rivals United, a win against Everton in their next game could set Pep Guardiola’s team up for the perfect scenario to win the league.
That’s right, if City get at least a draw at Everton and match United’s result it means they could win the title by beating their arch rivals at the Etihad stadium in the Manchester rivals.
It would be the ultimate humiliation for Jose Mourinho and his side to lose the game and thereby hand City their second trophy of the season.
Mourinho will be employing all the mind games and underhand tactics he has ever come across to ensure that even if the Red Devils don’t win the game, they do everything in their power not to have to see Vincent Kompany lifting the Premier League trophy after the game.
Not only could City win it against their most-hated neighbours, it would also be the earliest a team has ever won the Premier League.
And making it doubly juicy for the Citizens, they would be breaking United’s own record of when they won it with five games remaining under Sir Alex Ferguson back in 2000-01.
You know if Fergie was still in the hot seat at United he would do everything in his power to not let this happen.
A man who knows a thing or two about lifting titles and hating United, Vincent Kompany has described the opportunity to win it in the Manchester derby as a “once in a lifetime opportunity” and it would certainly confirm the power-shift that has swung from red to blue in the City.
With Guardiola at the helm it isn’t hard to see this season as the beginning of a dynasty of brilliant attacking football, titles upon titles and a serious assault to disrupt Europe’s natural order with a Champions League success.
Let’s enjoy Pep while we can.