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Troy Deeney makes Premier League top-four prediction

Deeney is backing Klopp’s Liverpool to retain their crown (Picture: Getty Images)

Watford captain Troy Deeney has backed Liverpool to win the league ahead of Manchester City and believes both Manchester United and Arsenal will not finish in the top four.

The Reds were held to a 1-1 draw away to City at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday, meaning they go into the November international break in third place in the Premier League.

Despite their 7-2 hammering at the hands of Aston Villa earlier this season and suffering injuries to Virgil van Dijk and Fabinho, Jurgen Klopp’s side have still been able to churn out results.

Deeney doesn’t think United will land a top-four place (Picture: Getty Images)

Their title rivals City are in 10th place after winning just three of their opening seven league games.

Meanwhile, both United and Arsenal have struggled for form this season and are in the bottom half of the table.

And Deeney is expecting Liverpool to retain their crown, with City in second place, and in-form Spurs and Chelsea to battle it out for third.

‘I think the top four, personally, will have Spurs, Liverpool, Chelsea and City, not in that order,’ Deeney told…