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EPL: Chris Sutton predicts where Arsenal, Man Utd, Chelsea will finish this season

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Former England star, Chris Sutton, has predicted what the final Premier League table will look like this season.

He has tipped Chelsea to win the title and Newcastle United to be relegated.

The Blues currently top the table after 13 fixtures, one point ahead of champions Manchester City.

Liverpool are in third position, West Ham are fourth, level on points with Arsenal.

On the title race, Sutton told the Daily Mail: “At the start of the season, I tipped Manchester City to win the Premier League, but that came with an asterisk.

“It was provided they completed the signing of Harry Kane which, at the time, looked likely.

“Now that a third of the season has passed, I’m leaning towards Chelsea, who did sign Romelu Lukaku. But let’s be honest, any one of Chelsea, City and Liverpool could win it.

“But I sense that this will end up being a special season for Thomas Tuchel and that it will be dark blue ribbons getting tied to that trophy in May.”

Sutton also backed Manchester United to secure a top-four finish under interim manager Ralf Rangnick and believes Arsenal can finish fifth.

He added: “The fact that Arsenal don’t have Europe this season is a massive advantage for them. Mikel Arteta and his players have got no excuses – no Thursday night games in Baku to hide behind.

“I believe United are capable of sneaking into the Champions League places at the expense of fellow European hopefuls Arsenal and West Ham.”

Chris Sutton’s Premier League table prediction:
1) Chelsea

2) Man City

3) Liverpool

4) Man United

5) Arsenal

6) West Ham

7) Tottenham

8) Leicester

9) Aston Villa

10) Wolves

11) Brighton

12) Crystal Palace

13) Southampton

14) Watford

15) Everton

16) Burnley

17) Norwich

18) Leeds

19) Brentford

20) Newcastle

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