Former Liverpool and Actual Madrid striker, Michael Owen, has predicted Arsenal to beat Fulham 3-1 when either side conflict in Saturday’s Premier League opener at Craven Cottage.
Arsenal head to the sport after shedding 3-2 to Aston Villa in a pre-season pleasant final Saturday.
Offering his prediction, Owen wrote in his column for BetVictor: “Scott Parker has finished an outstanding job in getting Fulham again into the Premier League, however after all, the true problem is maintaining them up, and that can undoubtedly be the primary goal for the Cottagers this season.
“Mikel Arteta has had an important begin to his managerial profession at Arsenal with a few trophies already within the bag courtesy of their FA Cup win only a few weeks in the past and adopted up with a win over Liverpool within the Group Defend.
“I feel they’ll have lofty ambitions for the upcoming season and I wouldn’t be in any respect shocked to see them pushing laborious for a spot within the prime 4 on the finish of the season.
“I fancy a snug 3-1 win for the Gunners on this one.”
The kick-off for the match is 12:30 pm.