Martin Keown reveals Arsenal’s ONE advantage over top four rivals Manchester United and Chelsea

first_img Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 7 Aug 2019 3:12 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.4kShares Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is entering his first full campaign as United boss (Picture: Getty)‘We saw last season that Emery had taken Arsenal up the ladder a little bit and fourth place looked a real possibility,’ Keown told Football.London.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘I don’t feel this year that the top four positions are cemented. Fourth place is definitely vulnerable.“I say that because Chelsea have what we expect to be an outstanding manager but one where nevertheless no-one knows how that journey is going to go. He’s a novice, new to this situation. The same is true for Solskjaer really. He lost that consistency with the players after a very good start.‘In the shape of Emery Arsenal have a much more experienced manager. Chelsea have lost one or two players. There’s comings and goings at United, huge pressure for them’.More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errorsThere’s just over 24 hours left in the English transfer market and much could depend on who Arsenal and United manage to bring in.The Gunners remain keen on signing a centre-back and Celtic full-back Kieran Tierney.United need to sign a midfielder following the departures of Marouane Fellaini and Ander Herrera but they’ve been frustrated in moves for Christian Eriksen and Paulo Dybala.MORE: Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand makes Premier League top four prediction Unai Emery is entering his second term as Arsenal boss (Picture: Getty)Arsenal legend Martin Keown believes Unai Emery’s experience could make the difference for the Gunners this term.The Spaniard is entering his second campaign at the Emirates following his arrival from Paris Saint-Germain.Arsenal finished fifth and runners-up in the Europa League last term, and the Gunners are the third highest spenders so far this summer following their acquisitions of Nicolas Pepe and William Saliba.It’s been at summer of change at Stamford Bridge after Frank Lampard replaced Maurizio Sarri, while Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is entering his first full term at Old Trafford.ADVERTISEMENTThe three teams are expected to fight it out for a top-four finish and Keown believes Emery could prove pivotal in that race. Advertisement Comment Martin Keown reveals Arsenal’s ONE advantage over top four rivals Manchester United and Chelsea Advertisementlast_img

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