Michael Owen predicts Arsenal v Leicester City

Daniel Agger of Liverpool battles with Michael Owen of Newcastle during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Liverpool at St James Park on December 28, 2008 in...

Arsenal and Leicester City will face each other in the Premier League on Friday evening.

Former Liverpool and Manchester United striker Michael Owen has predicted on Betvictor.com that Arsenal will win against Leicester City this week.

Arsenal will take on Leicester at the Emirates Stadium in North London in the Premier League on Friday evening.

Former Newcastle United striker Owen has backed the Gunners to pick up all three points from the encounter.

The former England international has also predicted Alexandre Lacazette to score for Arsenal against Leicester at the Emirates Stadium.

The 26-year-old France international striker joined Arsene Wenger’s side from Ligue 1 outfit Lyon in the summer transfer window for a fee reported by BBC Sport to be worth £46.5 million.

Michael Owen celebrates during the Star Sixe's match between England and Spain in the at The O2 Arena on July 13, 2017 in London, England.

“You have to go back to November 1994 for the last time Leicester beat Arsenal in the Premier League and I expect the Gunners to make a winning start to the campaign in what promises to be an entertaining start to the season,” Owen wrote on Betvictor.com.

“Alexandre Lacazette looked sharp against Chelsea at Wembley last weekend and he can get off to a flier for his new club at the Emirates.”

A footnote added: “Michael’s recommendation: Lacazette to score at any time at 8/11.”

Alexandre Lacazette reacts during training session at Birds Nest on July 21, 2017 in Beijing, China.

Arsenal have a good team and have better players than Leicester do, and playing at home is only going to give them an advantage.

The Gunners should pick up all three points from the encounter in North London on Friday evening, although they should not get complacent.

Leicester will be determined to make a strong start to the 2017-18 Premier League campaign, and the Foxes could pick up a point if the Gunners get complacent.

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