Michael Owen’s Premier League predictions for Man Utd, Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool

Michael Owen has made his predictions for this weekend’s Premier League matches (Picture: Getty)

The Premier League is back and Michael Owen has made his predictions for a round of fixtures which sees Manchester United face West Brom, Chelsea travel to Newcastle, Arsenal take on Leeds and defending champions Liverpool host Leicester City.

After the second international break of the season, domestic top-flight football returns this weekend, with just five points separating the top nine teams.

Leicester will hope to stay top of the league but are faced with the unenviable task of facing Liverpool at Anfield.

Liverpool, Tottenham, Southampton, Chelsea and Aston Villa could all knock Leicester off top-spot if results go their way, while Man United, Man City and Arsenal will hope to make substantial leaps up the table with victories.

At the bottom of the table, meanwhile, West Brom, Burnley and Sheffield United are all still looking for their first wins of the season.

Newcastle 1-2 Chelsea

‘Newcastle appear very inconsistent just now. I was covering their game against Southampton and it was clear that they couldn’t get into any rhythm. It will be interesting to see…