How Burnley can force Arsenal to start their 2018-19 season in July

Arsenal vs Burnley

Who will finish sixth in the Premier League this season?

Following the weekend’s matches in the league, Arsenal are sixth with 54 points from 33 games while Burnley are on 52 points after 33 matches.

Burnley picked up maximum points at Turf Moor on Saturday as they beat Leicester City 2-1.

Chris Wood and Kevin Long both scored for Burnley in the opening nine minutes. Jamie Vardy bagged the consolation for the Foxes.

As for Arsenal, the Gunners lost 2-1 at Newcastle on Sunday.

Arsenal remain the only club in the Premier League who have yet to pick up a point on the road in 2018 (5 games, 5 defeats).

Arsenal may start their 2018-19 season in July

There are now fears over how long Arsenal will get to rest during the off-season.

Of course, many of Arsenal’s squad will be heading to Russia this summer to compete in the World Cup.

But it’s possible that Arsenal’s 2018-19 season starts just 11 days after the World Cup final.

Can Arsenal win the 2018-19 Premier League?

Following Sunday’s Premier League action in which West Brom beat Man United at Old Trafford, Man City were crowned champions.

As as result the bookies have released odds for the frontrunners for the title next term.

In what shouldn’t be a surprise to most, Arsenal aren’t fancied to win the league next year.

Indeed, Arsene Wenger’s men have been priced in sixth place in the favourites list for the title.

The Gunners are 20/1 to win the league, behind the likes of Tottenham, Chelsea and Liverpool.

Man City are the favourites to retain the trophy, while Man United are third in the list.

Also see: 2019 Premier League outright odds: Liverpool & Man United favourites to stop Man City.

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