'I'm worried for them': Paul Merson predicts four goals in West Brom vs Arsenal clash

Paul Merson answers questions during Gillette Soccer Saturday Live with Jeff Stelling on March 19, 2012 at the Bournemouth International Centre in Bournemouth, England.

West Bromwich Albion will play host to Arsenal in the Premier League tomorrow.

Ex footballer Paul Merson enjoying  day two of the Cheltenham Festival at Cheltenham Racecourse on March 11, 2015 in Cheltenham, England.

Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson predicted the outcome of tomorrow's Premier League clash between the Baggies and the Gunners at the Hawthorns, when writing his regular prediction column for Sky Sports.

West Brom are in desperate need of all three points, and currently sit rock bottom of the Premier League table, three points adrift of safety, having not won a league game since August.

Arsenal, meanwhile, are equally in need of a victory, with four points currently separating themselves and fourth placed Liverpool, although they have played a game less than the Reds.

Arsene Wenger of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester United at Emirates Stadium on December 2, 2017 in London, England.

With both teams in such desperate need of maximum points, there should be a thrilling game of football on display in the Black Country tomorrow.

Merson wrote his regular prediction column for Sky Sports, and expressed his concern for West Brom head of the Gunners' visit to the Hawthorns:

Former manager of Crystal Palace and Newcastle, Alan Pardew arrives to work for the media ahead of the English Premier League football match between Bournemouth and Manchester City at the...

"This is a massive game for West Brom. I keep reading that West Brom are unlucky in recent weeks, but they can't carry on like this. They have had more shots on goal since Alan Pardew arrived, but they really don't have many players to put the ball in the back of the net. I'm worried for West Brom. I don't see them beating Arsenal. I do see improvements under Pardew, he's playing the ball forward more, but they haven't got a goalscorer!"

Prediction: West Brom 1-3 Arsenal

The Baggies can climb as high as 17th in the table with a win tomorrow, whilst Arsenal can leapfrog bitter rivals Tottenham into fifth spot with maximum points.

The game kicks off at 16:00 and can be seen exclusively live on Sky Sports.

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