"If Liverpool win, they're ticking off a big game". Paul Merson makes his Premier League predictions

Paul Merson provides his weekend predictions in the Premier League.

The action  kicks off on Saturday night as Arsenal go to Tottenham.

Then comes Chelsea's west London derby at Fulham, and then the big one at Goodison Park as Liverpool face Everton.


Saturday

Tottenham vs Arsenal

Tottenham were really bad on Wednesday, poor. If you'd have just come over to visit England and gone to watch Chelsea vs Tottenham, and you went to see Harry Kane because he's supposed to be one of the best in the world, you wouldn't believe it.

I've seen people have bad games, but he didn't do anything in the entire game. Nothing. I was shocked. I don't know if he's still carrying his injury or what.

I don't think Tottenham are playing well, and the pressure is off Arsenal going into this. Tottenham have to draw this game otherwise they're going to be pulled into the top four battle.

Paul's prediction: 2:2

Bournemouth vs Manchester City

Bournemouth were terrible on Wednesday. I know they can turn in a performance from nothing. But I can't see anything but a City win.

I know City only beat West Ham 1-0, but they played really well. Bournemouth have got a lot of injuries, what I'd call 'pen' injuries - when you write the team out you write them in pen, not pencil, because you're not rubbing them out and changing your mind. They're always going to struggle with those injuries.

Paul's prediction: 0:2


Manchester United vs Southampton

It was a massive result for Saints against Fulham on Wednesday, their cup final, but I don't see how they're beating Man Utd.

Their big game was against Fulham, but United will be too strong for them here.

For United to get that impressive result with that many injuries at Palace was impressive. I think this is a simple victory at Old Trafford.

Paul's prediction: 2:0

Sunday

Fulham vs Chelsea

Chelsea. How many? How many do you want?

Chelsea have turned a corner, raised the bar and set an example. I expect them to go here and win this comfortably. These two are chalk and cheese.

It looked like Fulham downed tools the other night, they didn't look interested, and looked like a relegated team. If they play like that against Chelsea, who are far better than Southampton, it's going to be a comfortable result.

Paul's prediction: 0:4


Everton vs Liverpool

Massive, massive game. Manchester City will have probably won and be top of the league, and with 10 to go, who plays first is a big mental advantage.

I thought Tottenham were unlucky when they didn't win the league in 2015/16, it felt like Leicester were always playing first, and Spurs were always playing catch-up.

If Liverpool win, they're ticking off a big game. It's out of Man City's hands at the moment, but as soon as Liverpool do drop points I think they're in trouble.

Watford was a banana skin, it looked a hard game, and they come out with a 5-0 win. That gives them a massive boost.

What threat do Everton have? Man-for-man, there is no threat, but it's Everton's cup final. Liverpool have to get through this unscathed.

Paul's prediction: 1:2

Source: SkySports

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Miguel TH | ROI -1.54
I believe in our victory. Spurs can and should receive 3 points
edubieneck | ROI -4.71
AnObviousBettor, draw controversial result
AnObviousBettor | ROI -0.27
Tottenham vs Arsenal draw
City win, Man United win, Chelsea win, Liverpool win or draw
Benh 88 | ROI 0.05
Wonderful bets are made by Merson, but the most important thing is profit.
Eric Cantona | ROI -0.81
Of course, Man United should beat his rival at home
EPLmaster | ROI -5.05
Liverpool win + MU win
Joey Barton | ROI -8.59
always use these tips and advise everyone