“It is Arsenal’s title to lose” – Patrick Vieira backs the Gunners to pip Man Metropolis to the Premier League title
Crystal Palace supervisor Patrick Vieira is aware of a factor or two about profitable the Premier League title with Arsenal. Throughout a nine-year taking part in spell in North London, the towering Frenchman led the Gunners to a few top-flight titles, together with one unbeaten marketing campaign, throughout one of many membership’s most profitable eras.
Now the previous midfielder is backing the Gunners to finish their 19-year look ahead to the title, by pipping reigning champions Manchester Metropolis to first place this time period.
“I feel the Premier League title is Arsenal’s to lose, to be trustworthy with you,” Vieira instructed William Hill. “I feel Arsenal did very well towards Aston Villa on Saturday, to bounce again with that 4-2 win at Villa Park. They’re simply in a very good place for the time being, with quite a lot of confidence.”
But Vieira, whose Arsenal sides typically confronted stiff competitors from Sir Alex Ferguson’s Manchester United throughout one of many Premier League’s most fiery eras, did warn that Man Metropolis won’t hand over their crown simply.
“I nonetheless consider Manchester Metropolis will chase Arsenal till the final day of the Premier League season,” mentioned a participant who additionally represented the Residents on the tail finish of a glittering profession.” However I feel it’s Arsenal’s title to lose.”
Arsenal at present sit high of the Premier League desk by two, with a recreation in hand. They face Leicester on the King Energy Stadium this Saturday.