Leicester go 7 points clear of Spurs – and fans are already buying ‘champions’ merchandise

Leicester City’s footballing miracle is showing no signs of letting up – and some fans are already convinced that they’ll clinch this season’s title.

Earlier today, the Foxes recorded a one-nil win over Southampton – their fifth single-strike victory in their last six league games – courtesy of a goal from Wes Morgan to push seven points clear of second-place Tottenham Hotspur at the Premier League’s summit.

The King Power stadium outfit are now just a handful of games away from lifting the English crown amid the most unexpected title bid the Premier League has ever witnessed and one cheeky chappy is shrewdly cashing in on the club’s miraculous rises

Indeed, an unnamed entrepreneur travelled to the Midlands for today’s game to flog a unique line of scarves already declaring the Foxes as Premier League champions.

The phrase ‘don’t count your eggs before they hatch’ certainly comes to mind and many have drawn comparisons with Liverpool’s capitulation in 2014. Reds supporters began celebrating in April after an apparent title-grabbing win against Manchester City, only for the Merseysiders to eventually fall short and finish in second place.

Nonetheless, after today’s triumph against Southampton, you can understand why fans are already convinced Leicester will win the league. Here are some of the best responses on social media:


 


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