ARSENAL will avoid relegation this season… but only JUST.
That’s the verdict of a Premier League supercomputer which predicts the floundering Gunners will get even WORSE before surviving by the skin of their teeth.
There’s better news for fans of London rivals Chelsea though, who are set to squeeze into the final Champions League spot.
While Manchester City are predicted to finish EIGHTH after their uninspiring beginning to the campaign.
Arsenal are 15th in the Prem at Christmas with manager Mikel Arteta odds on to no longer be their manager by the end of the season.
The North Londoners have made their worst start to a top flight campaign since the 1974-75 season.
And things aren’t going to get much better with Arsenal set to be leapfrogged by FULHAM and finish 16th, according to Bettingexpert.com’s Super-computer.
Chelsea will be fifth in the league at Christmas after beating West Ham 3-0 at home on Monday.
The Blues got back to winning ways after back-to-back defeats and they are projected to continue that form and nab the fourth and final Champions League spot.
Liverpool are predicted to successfully defend their title with Leicester and Manchester United in line to hold on to their Christmas positions of second and third respectively.
Everton will be fourth on Christmas Day but are set to drop down to fifth while Tottenham – who many claimed were in the title race – are predicted to drop down to seventh.
The biggest movers are Fulham who are 18th but their recent form suggests things are getting better at Craven Cottage.
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Scott Parker’s men are predicted to finish 15th with Burnley falling from 16th into the last relegation spot.
Sheffield United and West Brom are in line to swap places at the bottom of the table but neither side are predicted to beat the drop.
If the Baggies go, it will be the first time ever Sam Allardyce has been relegated from the Premier League as a manager.
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