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Premier League legend makes bold New year prediction about Chelsea and Man United

Subair Adams

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Premier League legend Jamie Carragher is backing Premier League Champions Chelsea to pip rivals Manchester United to a second-position in the English Premier League log this campaign.

The West London club played out an impressive 2-2 draw with London rivals Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday evening.

Chelsea equalized in the second stanza when Belgium playmaker Eden Hazard netted from the spot to cancel out midfielder Jack Wilshere’s opening goal in north London.

Spaniard Marcos Alonso shut the west London team ahead in the 84th-minute with his sixth League goal of the season before defender Hector Bellerin levelled the scoreline in additional time.

Premier League holders Chelsea, occupying the third position in the League but only a point behind Jose Mourinho tutored Manchester United in the race to seal runners-up finish behind league leaders Manchester City.

Chelsea have won the title on two occasions in the past three campaigns, while United have ended in below the third position in the last three campaigns.

Ex Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher is backing the Blues to finish in the second position ahead of the Old Trafford club in the English Premier League log this season.

Antonio Conte brought in six players during the summer to improve their team ahead of a return to the UEFA Champions League this term.

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