Paul Merson warns Man Utd, Arsenal and Chelsea about Premier League rivals Leicester and Everton

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Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 7 Sep 2019 10:56 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link956Shares Advertisement Paul Merson warns Man Utd, Arsenal and Chelsea about Premier League rivals Leicester and Evertoncenter_img Comment Southampton 1-1 Man United: Solskjaer post-match conferenceTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 6:18FullscreenSouthampton 1-1 Man United: Solskjaer post-match conferencehttps://metro.co.uk/video/southampton-1-1-man-united-solskjaer-post-match-conference-1996766/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.‘He gets more rest and can concentrate on his club. He could score a ton of goals this year. I’ve always liked Rodgers as a manager and he’s doing a good job there.‘I watched them at Chelsea and the longer it went on the more you thought they would win the game. If they can sign a top class defender to replace Harry Maguire they will be right in the mix.‘They are the strongest ones in the chasing pack.’Arsenal hero Merson added: ‘Everton have a chance too if they can get themselves going. Getting beat by Villa was a blessing in disguise. I think it woke a few players up.‘Marco Silva changed his team after that and it’s starting to click. They’re a better team now. Alex Iwobi and Moise Kean have to play. If he sticks with it they won’t be miles away.’More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves Paul Merson has warned Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham (Picture: Getty)Paul Merson believes Leicester City and Everton can break into the top six this season at the expense of Premier League rivals Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham.Leicester finished ninth last term and enjoyed a productive run towards the end of the campaign under new manager Brendan Rodgers. They are unbeaten so far this season, sitting third.Everton have also enjoyed a promising start to the 2019-20 campaign, losing just one of their opening four games to sit sixth during the first international break of the season.Merson rates Premier League champions Manchester City and Champions League winners Liverpool as the only ‘outstanding teams’ in the division and says United, Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham will all be vulnerable to challenges from Leicester and Everton.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityHe told the Daily Star: ‘Leicester are riding partly because Jamie Vardy doesn’t play for England any more and they could do something special this year.‘It’s a big ask to get in the top four but outside of Manchester City and Liverpool there is no outstanding team.‘There is certainly no reason why Leicester can’t finish in the top six and get into Europe.‘They have a good manager in Brendan Rodgers and Vardy looks sharp again. I think quitting international football has helped him.last_img

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