But the striker insists no one at the Etihad is giving up on that dream despite a stumble against Stoke last night leaving them 10 points adrift of Antonio Conte’s men.
“We believe in ourselves and what we can do as well as other teams,” said the striker. “Chelsea are doing well as well but if we keep this standard and keep working hard I think we will get there.”
Kelechi Iheanacho still believes that Man City can catch Chelsea
Antonio Conte's side are currently 10 points clear of their nearest rivals
And while that might seem unlikely given Chelsea's form City can at least beat them to an FA Cup semi-final spot at Wembley on Saturday against Middlesbrough on Saturday.
With the second leg of their last 16 Champions League clash against Monaco next Tuesday, Iheanacho is likely to get the chance add to his nine starts this season.
“It is a big game on Saturday against Middlesbrough,” he said.
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“It is a final for us to play. We have to go there to play the good football that we can do and we hope to get the win that we need so we have got a trip to Wembley for the semi-finals.
“Can we win it? There are strong teams in the FA Cup, of course Chelsea and Manchester United play each other.
“But we need to keep working hard and believe in ourselves and of course, if we work hard, we are going to win.”