Ian Wright makes firm Liverpool vs Arsenal prediction amid hopeful Premier League title claim

Latest Arsenal news with club legend Ian Wright delivering a verdict on the Premier League title race ahead of the clash against Liverpool Ian Wright has backed his former club Arsenal to beat Premier League title rivals Liverpool at Anfield this weekend. The Gunners head into the clash after a dominant 2-0 win against Brighton last weekend while the Reds drew against bitter rivals Manchester United which allowed Arsenal to move top of the table.

Fellow title rivals Manchester City are not in action this weekend as they attempt to win the Club World Cup in Saudi Arabia. Therefore, whichever team wins the clash, if there is a victor, will comfortably sit top of the Premier League table on Christmas day.
With that incentive in mind, Ian Wright has offered his score prediction for the game with a bold claim made regarding the Gunners. On Gary Neville’s podcast, Stick to Football, he said: “I think Arsenal will win – they must. What happened last season [against Liverpool], where the wheels started to shake a bit, that’s got to count for something for this team going to Anfield. I’m predicting 2-1 to Arsenal.”
As Wright mentions, last season’s clash was a decisive one with a 2-2 draw hitting Arsenal’s title charge significantly. Goals from Gabriel Jesus and Gabriel Martinelli put Arsenal in front but Liverpool fought back from two goals down to snatch a point with Arsenal then not winning any of their next four games.
A victory against Liverpool would be a huge statement of intent from Arteta’s side with Wright delivering his latest Premier League title thoughts on Arsenal. “That would be amazing, an Arsenal title,” he said. “I just want them to go for it. If it doesn’t happen, I’m going to be devastated because I do genuinely believe we’ve got a great chance.

“That’s why the game against Liverpool, I’m so intrigued by it, because I want to see how we react to what happened last year. Everybody is thinking, ‘oh, let’s see what happens when we get to Liverpool’. They’ve got to use that to fuel them.”

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