EPL – Top Four Predictions

It’s that time of year again to figure out who will take the top four spots in the English Premier League. Let’s start with a few questions.

1. Will Totenham repeat their feat of last season with a fourth place spot?

2. Can Liverpool be considered one of the Big Four anymore?

3. Are Man City now one of the Big Four?

For what it’s worth, here are my predictions.

Champions - Likely between Man U and Chelsea. I can’t see Man City being strong enough or consistent enough – yet. I love watching Arsenal play and when they are “on” they are incredible. But I think things will be a little unsettled with Fabregas and they might be a bit too young to make a long enough run. I don’t see anyone else really competing for the top spot.

Top Four – One spot will definitely be taken by who doesn’t win the title, so either Man U or Chelsea. That leaves two spots being fought out by Arsenal, Man City, Liverpool, Totenham, Everton and maybe another suprise team like Fulham or Aston Villa. Arsenal and Man City would appear to be favorites.Liverpool are a bit of an unknown after last season’s disappointment and with a new manager. They could do well or struggle so they are hard to predict.

So let’s hear from you. Put your predictions on the line where everyone can see them. Make your comments below and we will take a look at things around the New Year and the end of the season to see who was close and who was way off.

My picks are:

1. Chelsea

2. Man U

3. Arsenal

4. Man City

5. Liverpool

6. Everton

7.Totenham

One Comment

  1. Willy says:

    The answer to your questions are:
    1. No
    2. Yes
    3. Yes

    I think Chelsea is a bit too strong for everybody else. Man U. comes in a bit behind, they do not seem to have enough weapons to displace Chelsea who could be deadly this season. If anybody is going to threaten Man U’s second place it is going to be City. The main challenge for City is to remain consistent and they could be a threat. The last position in the top four is going to be between Arsenal (favorites) and Liverpool.

    Arsenal want too much flair, but until they are pragmatic and realize that they cannot count on that alone I do not foresee any changes with their results. Liverpool at least will be playing at their best (whatever that might be) not way below par like they did last year. If any team from this group is going to over achieve, it would probably be Liverpool.

    Tottenham have a lot in their hands. If they make it to the ECL group stage, I do not think they will have the firepower and the depth to do well both in the league and Europe. Everton has reached a ceiling and with no major arrivals, I do not foresee them achieving any more than last year. Making Europe will be a tall order. Aston Villa could be the surprise package, of the bottom half of the table that is. Birmingham will be lurking around just outside the Wuro spots.

    Prediction:
    1. Chelsea
    2. Manchester (United or City)
    3. Manchester (United or City)
    4. Liverpool
    Bonus picks:
    5. Arsenal
    6. Tottenham
    7. Wide open (Birmingham? Fulham? Everton?)