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Arsenal are preparing to host Burnley in the Premier League on Sunday, January 23.
Currently, the Gunners are 6th in the league table with 35 points, while Burnley are 20th with 11 points.
Ahead of the game, Paul Merson has stated his prediction on SportsKeeda.
This is a big Premier League match for both teams. Burnley can’t get a game played at the moment. You look at them and think, “This is the year they go.” With so many games in hand, they’ve got to pick their matches now, and choose fixtures that are winnable.
This is a bigger game for Arsenal than tonight’s cup game against Liverpool. They’d rather finish fourth in the league than win the cup – that’s just the way football has gone now. If you told them they’d lose 1-0 to Liverpool and beat Burnley, they’d take that all day long. Burnley have several problems to deal with at the moment, and I can’t see anything but an Arsenal win here.
Paul Merson’s Prediction: Arsenal 3-0 Burnley