Soccer Saturday pundits predict the Premier League relegation zone

Aston Villa, Norwich City, Swansea City, Sunderland and Newcastle United are all battling against the drop currently.

Every pundit on the Sky Sports Soccer Saturday panel has agreed that Norwich City and Swansea City will be joining Aston Villa in the relegation zone this season.

Tony Cottee, Paul Merson, Charlie Nicholas and Phil Thompson were on the show last Saturday, and they came up with unanimous verdict on which sides were going down.

With Villa’s relegation seemingly a certainty, the quartet of former players all claimed that Norwich and Swansea were going to join Remi Garde’s side in the Championship next season.

Norwich have been in dire form over recent weeks, and they have only won once in a league match in 2016.

The Canaries have been guilty of throwing points away in the last minute of matches throughout the campaign, with their defensive issues coming to the fore lately.

Swansea, meanwhile, have only recently appointed Francesco Guidolin as their manager, as they try to escape the drop.

Swansea are currently three points above the relegation zone, but the Sky Sports punditry team believe Newcastle United and Sunderland will both catch them.

The North East duo are currently in the relegation zone, but they both had productive January transfer windows, and have time to drag themselves away from danger.

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