‘I hate to say it’ – Manchester United hero makes top four admission that Manchester United fans won’t like

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Manchester United hero Teddy Sheringham has admitted that he doesn’t see Manchester United clinching the fourth spot in the race for a Champions League finish.

Manchester United have slipped out of the top four despite having played more games than their rivals, and United have a massive clash against Tottenham this weekend.

United are a point behind 4th place Arsenal who have played three games less.

Tottenham on the other hand are two points behind Manchester United in 7th place, and they have two outstanding games.

Sheringham believes Arsenal have hit top form at the right time and have a better chance of sealing a top four finish.

“I hate to say it but Arsenal looked very, very good [against Watford],” Sheringham told Lord Ping.

“They’re coming into form at the right moment. I know they were playing against one of the bottom teams in the division, but the way they controlled the ball, took the game to Watford yesterday, they scored three and could’ve had more.

“They were very, very impressive.

“So if you asked me now to chuck some money on a team finishing fourth, Arsenal would be my pick.

“I see the Arsenal players all rolling in the same manner at the moment whereas there’s friction at Manchester United, West Ham have got a tough end to their season and Tottenham are not combining on a regular occurrence, so it would be tough for all those teams [to finish fourth].”