Premier League Legend Claims Arsenal’s Title Push ‘Won’t Happen’

Premier League Legend Claims Arsenal’s Title Push ‘Won’t Happen’

  • Gary Neville has claimed Arsenal are unlikely to win the Premier League title this season despite their impressive form
  • According to Neville, the Gunners, who are currently topping the standings, could potentially bottle the league
  • The Manchester United icon contends no team can stop Man City from reclaiming the crown, predicting Pep Guardiola's men will win it by 10-15 points

Manchester United legend Gary Neville has once again questioned Arsenal's Premier League title credentials.

The Gunners have been in fantastic shape since the start of the season, winning 11 of their last 13 Premier League outings.

Mikel Arteta, Arsenal, Premier League, Man City, Pep Guardiola, Emirates Stadium, Gary Neville.
Mikel Arteta looks dejected after the Premier League match between Manchester United and Arsenal FC at Old Trafford. Photo by Michael Regan.
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The Emirates Stadium-based outfit have dropped points only twice, with their fine run having them sitting on the summit of the standings with 34 points.

Their impressive form has many suggesting the north Londoners are in a pole position to challenge for the domestic crown.

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Neville says Arsenal will stumble

However, Neville does not see Arsenal carting home the Premier League title at the end of the season.

According to the former England international, the Gunners' title push 'won't happen', and it would be a miracle if they maintain their current form.

Neville contends Man City are firm favourites to win the prestigious trophy and could conquer the English top flight by 10-15 points.

"The only thing Arsenal have proven in the last few years is that they crumble at the end of the season; until I see that they don't, I'll still have that doubt," the former defender said via the Daily Mail.
"Manchester City will win the Premier League by 10-15 points this season. I've seen It before when you've got a team that's so exceptional," he added.

Arsenal close to signing Danilo

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Arsenal are keen to add a new midfielder to their ranks ahead of the January transfer window.

Reports suggest the Gunners are now close to landing the services of Brazilian midfielder Danilo from Palmeiras.

The youngster, who can play as a No.6 and No.8 is expected to give Granit Xhaka and Thomas Partey competition.

Source: SportsBrief.com