In his weekly column, Merson makes a bold prediction about Chelsea…
Paul Merson says it was actually Chelsea who emerged the real winners from Manchester United’s draw with Arsenal – and reckons Frank Lampard’s side could dominate English football in the next few years.
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There is a long way to go. The teams you are asking to finish in the top six – Leicester and West Ham – it is a big ask for them. Certain players have to stay fit for them, so I think it is between Chelsea, United and Arsenal who will finish in the top four.
The cream always comes to the top – they (United and Arsenal) are not playing well at the moment, but over 38 games, you are asking Leicester and West Ham to do something special the way the gulf is at the moment.