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Arsenal Balls: Robbie Savage Tips Gunners To Finish 1st, Second And Fifth

by | 11th, February 2014

ROBBIE Savage Watch: in this week’s opinion to deadline, Savage tells his Daily Mirror readers (Feb 6):

Football’s Mr Marmite is sticking with the Gunners when many predict a repeat of the 2011 collapse which saw three trophies go up in smoke in just a few days…

Those would be the Gunners Savage tipped to finish fifth?

Three months ago in this column, I revised my pre-season prediction that Arsenal would finish outside the top four, and said what other pundits could not bring themselves to admit – namely that Wenger could win the title this season. And although Manchester City, my tips before a ball was kicked last August, have the superior firepower, I’m not deserting the Gunners just yet.

Those would be the Gunners of whom Savage said to the BBC on Jan 14:

They have been brilliant this season but will they win the title? I still say no. Manchester City remain my choice, and I think Chelsea will run them closest.

What happened to sticking with them?

On Jan 2, Savage told Mirror readers about Arsenal:

Prediction: Second.

Of course, plenty of other pundits have said Arsenal could win the title.They just lack Savage’s consistency. Because on February 9, he tells the BBC:

“It’s Chelsea’s to lose.”

Good job he’s sticking with them.

Such are the facts…

Posted: 11th, February 2014 | In: Arsenal, Sports Comment | TrackBack | Permalink