Arsenal Legend Makes Premier League Top Four Prediction Days Before the New Season Kicks Off

Arsenal Legend Makes Premier League Top Four Prediction Days Before the New Season Kicks Off

  • Former English footballer Ray Parlour has backed Manchester City to retain the Premier League crown next season
  • According to parlour, Liverpool will have to settle for a place in second once again, with Arsenal and Tottenham completing the top four slots
  • Incredibly, the ex-Arsenal and Hull City star contends Chelsea will struggle next season under Thomas Tuchel

Former Premier League star Ray Parlour has made his top four prediction ahead of the 2022/23 season.

The new EPL campaign is set to kick off officially on Friday, August 5, with Arsenal in line to curtain-raise the season with an away trip to Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.

Premier League, Arsenal, Man City, Liverpool, Tottenham, Chelsea, Pep Guardiola.
Guardiola acknowledges the fans after a Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Manchester City at Anfield. Photo by Laurence Griffiths.
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The new season will see the participating teams push for a better finish, with Man United and Arsenal keen to improve on their sixth and fifth-place finishes, respectively.

Man City, meanwhile, will be hoping to defend the Premier League title, having carted home the crown ahead of Liverpool after an epic run.

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On their part, Chelsea had to settle for a third-place finish behind Liverpool, with Tottenham Hotspur completing the top four slots.

Ray Parlour backs Man City to retain the Premier League title

Parlour has now tipped Man City to successfully defend the Premier League title under the tutelage of Pep Guardiola.

According to the former English footballer, Liverpool will have to settle for a second-place finish once again, with Arsenal and Spurs joining them in the top four.

"I would go Manchester City to win it," Parlour told talkSPORT.

"Then Liverpool, definitely. I think Arsenal have to aim for third. That’s going to be their aim.
"If they can keep everyone fit, one more player coming in, then they have a decent squad, so I am going to go third for Arsenal and then Spurs will be good [for fourth]," he added

Source: SportsBrief.com