Arsenal come into the game against Liverpool as top choices without precedent for years.
Former Gunners midfielder Paul Merson has featured how Mikel Arteta can get his in a position up to tear Liverpool ‘to pieces’ on Sunday evening.
Arsenal come into the game against the Reds top of the PL table as they keep on battling with Man City and Tottenham Hotspurs. Liverpool have just dominated two games up to this point this season likewise with the Reds moping down in 10th, 11 points behind the north London outfit.
Jurgen Klopp has been brimming with acclaim for the Gunners in front of the games, distinguishing Saka, Martinelli, Jesus, Odegaard and Partey as the critical dangers on Sunday. Arteta conceded his team are as yet a ‘work underway’s nevertheless it very well may be the best an open door in late memory for the Gunners to get a win against Liverpool.
Writing in his section for the Everyday Star, Merson accepts his previous side could tear Liverpool ‘to pieces’ and overwhelmed the Reds in midfield. The ex-Gunners midfielder stated: “Assuming Liverpool stay with the 4-2-3-1 formation they played against Rangers at the Emirates this end of the week, then, at that point, Jurgen Klopp’s side will get destroyed.
“They have no legs in midfield with just Jordan Henderson and Thiago Alcantara. Xhaka, Partey and Odegaard are essential for the motivation behind why the Gunners have been so great this season. They’ve been hair-raising.”
It is not yet clear whether summer signing Darwin Nunez, Diogo Jota or Roberto Firmino start in assault for the guests, with William Saliba set for one more extreme test to show what him can do as a top defense maestro in the Premier League. Merson proceeded: “Darwin Nunez was vastly improved yet I anticipate that Roberto Firmino and Fabinho should return against the north Londoners.
“It’s a game for me that Liverpool can’t lose since, supposing that they do, Arsenal remove them from the situation. They’ll be 14 points clear, significance even with their game close by, Liverpool would need to win four matches that the Gunners don’t.
“I can’t see it happening especially based on late structure. Liverpool can’t bear to lose and that sounds ludicrous after just playing seven matches up to this point this season yet it’s reality.”