Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham’s top four fates as final Premier League table predicted

Who will finish in the top four places of the Premier League this season?

Liverpool and Manchester City look to be nailed on. The Reds are the leaders in the title race with Pep Guardiola’s defending champions returning to form, with an advantage over third-placed Leicester City.

For the London clubs determined to qualify for the Champions League next season, the Foxes could yet be caught. After a strong first half to the season, Brendan Rodgers has not won a league game since January.

Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur will all be pushing to overtake the 2016 title-winners with Manchester United, Sheffield United and Wolverhampton Wanders giving chase too.

Everton could also be considered outsiders in the fight for fourth place given their improving performances under Carlo Ancelotti.

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They go into their 29th game of the season in the Premier League level on points with Arsenal, although the Gunners do have a game in hand, albeit against Manchester City.

In order to forecast how the final weeks of the season could go, booted up a specially-edited season on Football Manager 2020 to include all the latest transfers and results across the season so far.

From there, the game simulated the rest of the season, with some interesting results.

How could the campaign finish for Arsenal, Chelsea and Spurs?

According to Football Manager 2020, Chelsea and Arsenal will finish behind title-winners Liverpool and runners up Manchester City in the Premier League this season, with the Blues coming in third ahead of the Gunners back in their once favoured fourth place.

That of course would spell doom to Jose Mourinho and Tottenham’s hopes of qualifying for the Champions League next seasn.

While Football Manager does expect Spurs to overcome their first leg loss to RB Leipzig, and progress through into the last four of Europe’s most…


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