Liverpool are ‘too far ahead for everybody else’ in the Premier League, says Arsene Wenger

first_imgAdvertisement Liverpool edged past Leicester to maintain their 100 per cent record this season (Picture: Getty)The iconic Frenchman believes Liverpool should be deemed favourites to lift the trophy next May, but has refused to rule out City defending their 2018/19 crown.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘At the moment you don’t look too much at the position because the points difference is very small with anybody else,’ Wenger told SPORF.‘You draw, you’re 7th. You win a game, you’re 3rd.‘I don’t think [Arsenal can challenge for the title] at the moment on what I’ve seen. Liverpool is too far ahead for everybody else.‘Man City looks to me to have the best potential to fight against Liverpool, but as long as long you’re not too far away you can hope.’More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityDespite his ties to arch-rivals Everton, Wayne Rooney agrees that Liverpool should go on and win the title this season.‘In my opinion, Liverpool look the strongest,’ the former England striker told IFL TV. ‘Manchester City are a fantastic team.‘I think Liverpool have improved on last year, whereas City have stayed at that level of great consistency, so I think Liverpool.’Who will win the Premier League title?Liverpool0%Manchester City0%Other!0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsMORE: Fred responds to Gary Neville and Martin Keown criticism after being called a ‘joke’ Liverpool are ‘too far ahead for everybody else’ in the Premier League, says Arsene Wenger Advertisement Arsene Wenger has backed Liverpool to beat Man City to the Premier League title (Picture: Getty)Arsene Wenger has backed Liverpool to end their 30-year wait for the title as they are ‘too far ahead for everybody else’ in the Premier League.The Reds have stormed to an eight-point lead over Manchester City at the top of the table, with Pep Guardiola’s champions already losing to Norwich and Wolves eight matches into the campaign.James Milner converted a controversial last-gasp penalty against Leicester at the weekend to maintain Liverpool’s 100 per cent record in the top flight and Jurgen Klopp’s side look the side the beat this term.Though Wenger is reluctant to make predictions at this early stage of the season, he admits his former club Arsenal are some way from challenging.ADVERTISEMENT Comment Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 8 Oct 2019 9:40 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link863Shareslast_img

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