‘I’m going with my heart’ — Rio Ferdinand gives his top four prediction

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The race for the top four spot will be a tight one this season, with many tipping Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City to complete the top three.

The final spot in the top four is hotly contested by Manchester United, Arsenal, Tottenham and West Ham at the moment, and it’s hard to say how the season will pan out.

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has said he’s going with his heart and his heart to back United to finish fourth.

For the top three, Ferdinand is tipping Chelsea to finish in third and believes that Liverpool could rival Manchester City to win the league, but is wary of Pep Guardiola’s side.

“I think Liverpool would be my tip to rival Man City,” he said.

“But I know it could only be two games they miss when [Mohamed] Salah and [Sadio] Mane go to the African Cup of Nations, but if they don’t win those two games then I think City have won it.

“10 wins on the bounce [for Man City], 30-plus goals and six conceded [in the last 10 games], that’s form that I don’t think anyone else is capable of achieving, so they’re my favourites.”

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