Sky Sports pundit predicts where Arsenal, Man United will finish this season

Dion Dublin predicts where both Man United and Arsenal are going to finish in the Premier League table this season

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
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Dion Dublin is tipping both Manchester United and Arsenal to finish in the top four this season.

Arsenal moved above their old foes and into fourth place in the Premier League table on Sunday thanks to their impressive 2-0 win over Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men at The Emirates.

Manchester United currently sit two points behind the Gunners with eight games left to play as they look to try and break back into the top four before the season is out.

Arsenal have not finished in the Champions League qualification spots for the last two seasons running and the Gunners are looking to break back into the top four in Unai Emery’s first campaign in charge.

Tottenham Hotspur have suffered a wobble in form in recent weeks to leave them just one point ahead of Arsenal in third place.

And former Aston Villa star Dublin seems to feel that both Manchester United and Arsenal will finish in the top four this season.

Speaking on The Debate on Sky Sports on Tuesday night, Dublin said: “I’m going to go Man United and Arsenal [to finish in the top four].

“It’s a great season by Man United, that’s what it is at the end of the day. A great job by Ole as well to be fair.

“I just think Arsenal, when they all pull together, are a very good side and they play some really good stuff.

“They just seem to have a little bit of backbone which I haven’t seen for a long time from Arsenal, since Merse’s [Paul Merson’s] team.

“That backbone where they have that first and then they have that bit of flair.

“Whereas Harry Kane’s come back, he’s world class, they haven’t played as well since he’s been back.

“It’s not his fault, not anybody’s fault, just their form has changed. But I’ve not seen anybody else try to step up.

“When Harry’s back it’s all about Harry, ‘you do the job for us, you do the goals’ and everybody else goes ‘Harry’s back, we’re OK now’.

“When Harry wasn’t there [Moussa] Sissoko was outstanding, [Heung-min] Son was possibly one of the best players in the league at the time.

“Now Harry’s back the players have seemed to take their foot off the gas.

“When Harry’s back, all the other players should still be playing the same way.

“But it’s like a massive relief Kane is back, and it is because he’s the best in the business, but I just think there’s a weight shift.”

Manchester United will return to Premier League action on 30 March when they host Watford at Old Trafford, while Arsenal will take on Newcastle United at The Emirates on Monday 1 April.

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