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Souness makes Arsenal, Man Utd prediction in race for top four

Souness makes Arsenal, Man Utd prediction in race for top four

Date printed: Sunday 19th December 2021 1: 43 – Joe Williams


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Graeme Souness thinks Arsenal are currently the “most effective of the rest” in the ride for a fourth-positioned invent in the Premier League.

The Gunners – who are fourth in the Premier League – accomplished a disappointing eighth last season as they didn’t qualify for any European competition, giving them a capacity advantage this marketing and marketing campaign.

Fifth-positioned West Ham are currently four components at the abet of Arsenal with a sport in hand, while sixth-positioned Manchester United are 5 components adrift of Mikel Arteta’s aspect with two matches in hand.


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After shedding their opening three matches of the season to Brentford, Manchester City and Chelsea, the Gunners bask in won ten of their 15 Premier League video games since.

That has catapulted them into contention for Champions League qualification nonetheless Souness thinks Tottenham and West Ham could well quandary Arsenal and Man Utd for fourth station.

“Factual now they’re [Arsenal] the glorious of the rest. The entrance three for me are considerably better than any of the assorted groups,” Souness stated on Sky Sports activities.

“But I’m sat between Man Utd, Arsenal, Spurs, maybe West Ham will judge they’d be in that argument as effectively.

“Fourth is within their reach [for Arsenal] nonetheless we’re most effective midway thru the season. They wish to toughen on their away originate, that’s no longer correct enough.

“We’ve seen when they went to Liverpool about a weeks in the past that the level that Liverpool play at and the put [Arsenal] are ethical now’s considerably assorted.

“Yeah they’ve an opportunity of being fourth nonetheless Spurs will likely be in that argument, Man U will likely be in that argument, and West Ham I judge can reason complications to any individual they play.”

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On Arteta’s determination to strip Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of the captaincy, Souness added: “That used to be a huge 2d for him. He’s a younger supervisor and he’s put aside his foot down,” Souness added.

“Before as of late’s sport they [Arsenal] had a heart-broken memoir away from house.”

And Souness thinks the Arsenal supporters must be excited by the prospective of Bukayo Saka and Gabriel Martinelli after their 4-1 hold over Leeds United on Saturday.

Souness persevered: “They’re going to opt self belief. In Saka and Martinelli, they’re both 20 years older. They’re both converse, they’re both like a flash, they might be able to most effective enhance, barring they don’t rep necessary accidents.

“They’re particular gamers. They’ll be a real asset to Arsenal. They’re two very promising younger males.”