Paul Merson makes prediction about Arsenal, Chelsea FC in top four

The Arsenal legend believes Chelsea FC are in good shape to finish in the top four ahead of the Gunners

Arsenal legend Paul Merson Photo: Sky Sports

Paul Merson believes Chelsea FC are clearly in better shape than Arsenal to finish in the Premier League’s top four.

The Blues were 3-0 winners against Huddersfield Town in their Premier League opener at John Smith’s Stadium last weekend.

Jorginho, N’Golo Kante and Pedro Rodriguez got on the score sheet in a comfortable win over the Terriers.

Chelsea FC are in second place in the Premier League table behind leaders Liverpool FC on goal difference after the opening weekend.

Arsenal, meanwhile, suffered a 2-0 loss to defending champions Manchester City at The Emirates to make a disappointing start under Unai Emery.

The north London outfit will make the short trip across the English capital to take on Chelsea FC on Saturday evening.

Former Gunners star Merson believes Chelsea FC are in better shape to finish above Arsenal in the Premier League table this season.

“Chelsea FC are head and shoulders above Arsenal at the moment,” Merson told Sky Sports.

Arsenal signed five players in the summer transfer window to revamp their squad under Emery following his appointment back in May.

Chelsea FC, meanwhile, made four new additions following Maurizio Sarri’s appointment at Stamford Bridge.

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