Dimitar Berbatov is tipping Arsenal to assert a “fairly simple” 2-0 win over Norwich Metropolis on Boxing Day.
The Gunners want to cement their place within the high 4 with a victory at Carrow Highway as Mikel Arteta’s males look to proceed their push for Champions League qualification this season.
Arsenal have proven encouraging indicators of enchancment this season, with Arteta’s males within the Champions League spots after having discovered themselves in fifteenth place this time final time period.
Current historical past actually favours the north London facet heading into this recreation. Norwich have solely managed to win one of many final 21 clashes between the 2 sides in all competitions.
The Canaries have been struggling to search out constant kind all season they usually have failed to attain in 11 of their 17 Premier League video games this time period.
Former Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United striker Berbatov is totally anticipating to see Arsenal declare a simple victory on Sunday after they journey to Carrow Highway.
Writing in his column for Metro, Berbatov mentioned: “Norwich are nonetheless in main hassle and I don’t see them secure this yr.
“Arsenal are going sturdy, Arteta and everybody within the group should be happy, after they have been backside after three video games I don’t assume many individuals noticed them doing what they’ve accomplished just lately.
“Until there’s a main upset right here I believe this can be a fairly simple one. Prediction 0-2.”
Arsenal – who haven’t gained the Premier League title since 2004 – will begin Sunday’s spherical of video games in fourth place within the desk as they intention to make a return to the Champions League for subsequent season.
The Gunners will then face Wolves and Manchester Metropolis of their subsequent two Premier League video games after the conflict on Boxing Day.