Danny Higginbotham states his prediction for Arsenal v Brighton

Danny Higginbotham is backing Arsenal to claim a comfortable win over Brighton in the Premier League on Sunday

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger Photo: The Sport Review

Danny Higginbotham is backing Arsenal to claim a comfortable victory over Brighton in Sunday’s Premier League clash at The Emirates.

The north London side head into the game looking to make it back to back wins in the top flight after their 2-0 victory over West Bromwich Albion in front of their home fans last week.

Arsenal also notched up a 4-2 win over BATE Borisov in the Europa League last week as Arsene Wenger’s men made it six points from six in their European openers.

The Gunners are now looking to find some consistency in the Premier League after having suffered a stuttering start to the season and losing back to back games to both Liverpool and Stoke.

And former Stoke defender Higginbotham admits that he cannot see anything other than an Arsenal victory on Sunday afternoon.

Speaking to Sky Sports News on Friday, Higginbotham said: “Nobody will be expecting Brighton to go there and get anything.

“This is a bonus game for them. The way that Aaron Ramsey’s being playing and the fact that Arsenal have kept two clean sheets in their last two league games, I can’t see anything other than an Arsenal victory. They’ve tightened up defensively.”

Arsenal are aiming to win the Premier League title for the first time since their famous unbeaten triumph in the 2003-04 campaign.

The north London side finished in a disappointing fifth place in the table last season as they ended up having to settle for Europa League football this term.

However, Arsenal did win the FA Cup last season by beating Chelsea in the final at Wembley back in May.

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