Leicester completed ninth final time period and loved a productive run in the direction of the top of the marketing campaign underneath new supervisor Brendan Rodgers. They are unbeaten up to now this season, sitting third.
Everton have additionally loved a promising begin to the 2019-20 marketing campaign, shedding simply one among their opening 4 video games to sit down sixth in the course of the first worldwide break of the season.
Merson charges Premier League champions Manchester City and Champions League winners Liverpool as the one ‘outstanding teams’ within the division and says United, Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham will all be susceptible to challenges from Leicester and Everton.
He advised the Daily Star: ‘Leicester are riding partly because Jamie Vardy doesn’t play for England any extra and they might do one thing particular this yr.
‘It’s a giant ask to get within the prime 4 however outdoors of Manchester City and Liverpool there is no such thing as a excellent workforce.
‘There is certainly no reason why Leicester can’t end within the prime six and get into Europe.
‘They have an excellent supervisor in Brendan Rodgers and Vardy appears to be like sharp once more. I feel quitting worldwide soccer has helped him.
‘He gets more rest and can concentrate on his club. He could score a ton of goals this year. I’ve all the time favored Rodgers as a supervisor and he’s doing an excellent job there.
‘I watched them at Chelsea and the longer it went on the extra you thought they’d win the sport. If they’ll signal a prime class defender to interchange Harry Maguire they are going to be proper within the combine.
‘They are the strongest ones in the chasing pack.’
Arsenal hero Merson added: ‘Everton have an opportunity too if they’ll get themselves going. Getting beat by Villa was a blessing in disguise. I feel it woke a couple of gamers up.
‘Marco Silva changed his team after that and it’s beginning to click on. They’re a greater workforce now. Alex Iwobi and Moise Kean need to play. If he sticks with it they received’t be miles away.’