Erik ten Hag’s facet have gained 4 on the spin within the Premier League (Image: Getty Photographs)
Paul Merson has tipped Manchester United to overlook out on a spot within the Premier League’s high 4, regardless of their improved type.
The Pink Devils began the season in dismal style, dropping their opening two fixtures to Brighton and Brentford.
However Erik ten Hag’s facet responded by placing collectively a run of 4 straight wins within the Premier League, together with victories over Liverpool and Arsenal.
United did, nevertheless, lose their first Europa League group stage match to Actual Sociedad in midweek.
Ten Hag strengthened his squad with a lot of big-money signings in the summertime window, together with Antony, Lisandro Martinez and Casemiro.
However Merson believes United will fail to complete within the Champions League qualification locations as they ‘have a number of work to do’ concerning their squad.
The Arsenal legend has as a substitute backed Manchester Metropolis, Liverpool, Tottenham and Arsenal to make up the highest 4, in no explicit order.
Paul Merson has predicted the Premier League high 4 (Image: Sky Sports activities)
‘It’s nonetheless early doorways, however I believe the Premier League top-four this season will likely be Manchester Metropolis, Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal in no matter order,’ Merson advised Sportskeeda.
‘Chelsea will clearly have a factor or two to say, however we’ll have to attend and see how Potter performs at Stamford Bridge.
‘As for Manchester United, I don’t assume they’ll make it as a result of they nonetheless have a number of work to do by way of their squad.
‘They’ve gained 4 league video games in a row, together with victories in opposition to Liverpool and Arsenal, however I’m but to be satisfied by them.
‘Arsenal are good and I consider they’re in there for the long term, whereas I’m nonetheless backing Liverpool to show it round within the coming weeks to safe a UEFA Champions League spot.’
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