The Citizens moved into second place in the standings with their 2-0 win over Bournemouth on Monday after Tottenham lost 2-0 to Liverpool, and with 11 league games yet to play this season, the injured Gundogan said his side can make up the ground on Chelsea.
After a storming start under Pep Guardiola, the club had a poor run of results before finding some form – due in large part to the impact of recent signing Gabriel Jesus.
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The Brazilian’s season looks to be over after he fractured a metatarsal, but his German counterpart still maintains hope of top-flight success this term.
He told Eurosport: “Eight points behind Chelsea seems difficult to catch up, but in England everything is possible.
“The entire season feels like a rollercoaster ride. We started very well, almost record-breaking. Then followed a low.
“In the past games, we have grown again, although we have not always played well.”