Harry Redknapp says he has made a U-turn over Arsenal winning the league

Harry Redknapp

Former Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp has changed his mind on Arsenal's title chances just three games into the season.

Former Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp says he has changed his mind over Arsenal's title chances.

Writing on Kicca, Redknapp explains that he backed the Gunners to win the Premier League title this season, but three games into the campaign he has seen enough to realise he was wrong.

Arsenal have four points from a possible nine, without a win in their two home games against West Ham and Liverpool.

Despite his time in charge of Arsenal's bitter rivals, Redknapp explained that he backed Arsenal to win the title - a decision he now regrets.

He said: "I fancied Arsenal before the start of the season but now, going on what I’ve seen I’d revise that – there are only two runners this season, Manchester City and Chelsea and you’d have to fancy Man City so far.

"If Arsenal can add to the squad it would make a big difference, they played some good football second half last night. They opened Liverpool up on two or three occasions but couldn’t score.

"But overall looking at the early games, the West Ham game and last night, I think I made a poor shout in putting my money on Arsenal this year."

What Redknapp should have learned by now from all his time in charge of Premier League sides is that three games in is too early to write off a title contender.

Arsenal have the same number of points as rivals Chelsea, who he still considers viable contenders.

No doubt if Arsenal win the league, Redknapp will nod back to his early prediction, but right now it looks like the former Spurs boss is simply covering his bases.

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