Lord Sugar predicts Premier League top six, Liverpool above Tottenham

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Former Tottenham chairman is not overly optimistic about his side's chances, predicting Manchester United to win the league, and rivals Arsenal and Chelsea to also qualify for the Champions League.

Lord Sugar opens University Technical College of Tottenham to inspire next generation of entrepreneurs in science, technology and engineeringFormer Tottenham chairman Lord Sugar 

Tottenham Hotspur made huge strides last season and were competing for the title up until the final four games.

They will be hoping to make another step forward this coming campaign, but a former chairman believes they will go backwards.

Lord Sugar, chairman of Spurs in the 1990s, presented his predictions for the 2016/17 season on Twitter last night, forecasting his former club will finish in sixth place.

Sugar tips Jose Mourinho's Manchester United to win the league ahead of Pep Guardiola's Manchester City, with Chelsea and Arsenal rounding out the top four spots.

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A big call is predicting Liverpool to finish fifth ahead of Spurs, potentially taking advantage of a season free of European football to focus on domestic competition.

There is no place in Sugar's top six for reigning champions Leicester City, who he added he believes will finish 'seventh or eighth'.

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