John Hartson comments on Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea

John Hartson working as a pundit on S4C during the International Friendly between Wales and Trinidad and Tobago at Racecourse Ground on March 20, 2019 in Wrexham, Wales.

Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea are among the clubs challenging for the Champions League places this season.

John Hartson (L) assistant coach looks on during the Wales training session at the Vale of Glamorgan complex on October 8, 2013 in Cardiff, Wales.

John Hartson has suggested to The Daily Record that Arsenal can beat Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea to a top-four spot in the Premier League table this season.

The former Arsenal striker has stated that Tottenham are a “mess” and are in “turmoil”, while Chelsea are unable to sign players and make their squad better due to the transfer ban.

The 44-year-old former Wales international striker believes that Arsenal are on the right track.

Hartson told The Daily Record: “Arsenal are on the right track. They will be looking to make the top four and they might be able to capitalise on Chelsea not being able to sign players because there is a transfer ban.

“You look at Spurs and they are in a bit of a mess with players running their deals down and Delle Alli not in the team.

“Is their manager happy? They are in a bit of turmoil and so Arsenal will be pushing for a top-four place.”

Ex Celtic player John Hartson has make up applied to his face before going live on television

Top-four challenge

Tottenham are going through a bad spell at the moment, while the current Chelsea team are a work in progress.

There is a very good chance that both Spurs and the Blues could slip out of the Premier League top four.

However, both Tottenham and Chelsea have good teams, and Arsenal will have to maintain consistency and have to win their big games in order to finish in the top four of the league table this season.

Manchester United will also fancy their chances of finish in the top four, and so will Leicester City.

John Hartson working as a pundit on S4C during the International Friendly between Wales and Trinidad and Tobago at Racecourse Ground on March 20, 2019 in Wrexham, Wales.

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