Owen selects the four teams who can win the Premier League

Michael Owen thinks Liverpool, Manchester City, Chelsea and Tottenham are the four teams who can win the Premier League this season.

Tottenham and Liverpool are currently joint top of the league on 21 points, while Chelsea are two points behind in third position with Man City a further four points back in 11th place.

Leicester City are only three points off the summit, while West Ham, Southampton and Wolves are only four points behind Liverpool and Tottenham.

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However, Owen predicts that the Premier League title will be won by one of four teams.

Owen told BT Sport: “If ever there was a season where you think a team could win it who you didn’t fancy at the start, it’s this one. It’s wide open right now.

“But I still narrow it down to four teams: Liverpool, Man City, Chelsea and Tottenham. Chelsea have a great shout.”

On Chelsea’s chance in particular, Owen added: “Chelsea are looking very good, Lampard has got them playing really well. They’re obviously doing well in the Premier League, but they’re flying in Europe. They made nine changes against Sevilla and were still brilliant.

“What a squad they’ve got.”

Olivier Giroud plundered four goals for Chelsea on Wednesday night in their 4-0 victory over Sevilla in the Champions League and Owen praised their “strength in depth”.

He continued: “Giroud is probably the third choice striker at Chelsea and that shows their strength in depth. He has much better movement than he’s given credit for. It was a masterclass of finishing. It was pure class from Giroud tonight.”


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