The Premier League is back – and so is Charlie Nicholas with his top-flight predictions. Who’s he backing this weekend?
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Burnley vs Arsenal
February 2, 2020, 1:00pm
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It is a tough game for Arsenal. They are the same as Burnley – intriguing in their inconsistency. Arsenal fans do appreciate what Mikel Arteta is trying to do, bringing appetite and energy to the team and giving his side the chance to learn from the philosophy he has brought in. The young players have bought into it. I think he has inherited a mess, though. To draw 12 games is a scandal and the defence has been useless. Perhaps Pablo Mari will be able to bolster it – we’ll see. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is coming back fresh, which could be the difference here.
CHARLIE PREDICTS: Burnley 1-2 Arsenal (8/1 with Sky Bet)