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Jermaine Jenas backs Chelsea for Premier League top four amid ‘mayhem’ at Arsenal

Unai Emery yells in frustration from pitchside during an Arsenal game
Arsenal’s season seems to have collapsed in current weeks (Picture: Reuters)

Jermaine Jenas has amended his Premier League top four prediction amid ‘mayhem’ at the Arsenal.

After initially choosing Tottenham and Arsenal to pip Chelsea and Manchester United to a place, Jenas has modified his thoughts after watching a ‘disastrous’ season unfold at the Emirates.

Arsenal are presently six factors off the ultimate Champions League spot, however Tottenham are even additional off the tempo with ten factors between them and fourth place.

‘Originally I was Spurs and Arsenal [along with Liverpool and Man City],’ Jenas mentioned.

‘But I think Arsenal’s season has been disastrous.

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‘Although they’re a lot larger within the desk than Spurs, it’s simply been extra mayhem at that soccer membership.

‘And even the manager now seems to be under a lot of pressure, so I don’t assume they’ll make it.

‘I’ll substitute them with Chelsea, as a result of I believe what Frank’s [Lampard] bought going there’s strong. The gamers are top drawer.’

Arsenal face Leicester City on Saturday in a vital sport for their top four hopes.

The Foxes are six factors forward of Arsenal, whereas Chelsea have gained their final 5 league video games in a row.

Frank Lampard smiles and holds out his arms on the touchline as Chelsea take on Ajax
Chelsea are within the driving seat within the race for the top four (Picture: Getty)

Leicester have emerged because the darkish horses within the top four race and Brendan Rodgers is backing his aspect to trigger an upset this season.

‘It’s typically been the pattern, if one thing occurs that wakes them up, they’ve the ability to spend and get the extent of participant who can get them again up there,’ Rodgers mentioned.

‘You have to fight, you can’t settle for that that’s the top six when it comes to cash and finance and also you’re at all times going to sit down beneath it.

‘We must hopefully discover a method, drop a hand grenade in there and see the place it takes us.

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‘We have to do it in a different way. We have resources, of course, but we don’t have the sources to get within the gamers that may go to those different golf equipment.

‘That’s the thrill of it, that’s the wonder, that’s the problem and it was the venture I used to be actually enthusiastic about after I got here right here.

‘Can we break that mould? Can we not just create something but sustain it? That’s what we’re seeking to do.’

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