In a decision which Gary Neville once described as "like having a choice of two blokes to nick your wife", the legendary former Manchester United manager has, seemingly, taken his pick.
The Reds are now two points clear on top, but Pep Guardiola's side have a game in hand to come against United at Old Trafford on April 24.
"I was chatting with Phil Bardsley, and I'm going to drop a name here, he was sat with Sir Alex Ferguson", Former Ireland global Jon Walters told BBC Radio 5 Live's Football Daily podcast.
"He sat with him and he thinks Liverpool are gonna win it".
City and Liverpool both won their games at the weekend ahead of pivotal Champions League clashes this week, with the Merseysiders getting over their toughest test of the run-in against Chelsea.
United supporters, for the most part, would prefer City to win the title but with the Red Devils still in the hunt for a Champions League spot, there can be no room for complacency when United host City next week.
United, on the other hand, will have the benefit of home advantage after two away games to Barcelona and then Everton at the weekend.