The race to get into the Champions League is one of the most hotly-contested parts of the Premier League season.
Getting into the top four guarantees extra revenue but crucially ensures the highest standard of European football for the following season and allows clubs to attract the highest calibre of player possible.
With the title race often left to one or two teams to battle out, the race for the top four is usually far more open, and here 101 Great Goals looks at the latest odds for 2021/22 from the Premier League, and which teams are favourites to get that last spot.
Arsenal tighten top four grip
Four wins a row for Arsenal has taken them four points clear of Tottenham with three games left to go, and they can confirm their spot in the top four on Thursday when they travel up seven sisters road to take on Antonio Conte’s side in a belated north London derby at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
Even were they to lose, they would qualify for the Champions League with two wins in their final two games, making them by far the bookies favourite to finish in 4th come the end of the campaign.
Tottenham slip up again and Red Devils bow out
Tottenham’s top 4 hopes stuttered once again, with Antonio Conte’s side battling to a draw against quadruple chasing Liverpool It was a game short on quality, and it seems harsh to suggest that getting a result against potential champions is ‘slipping up’ but it did leave top 4 now out of their hands even if they do win the north London Derby.
And as a result of this setback, Tottenham have drifted out beyond evens to finish in 4th, with bet365 pricing them at 5/2
Latest Premier League top four odds
This article was edited by Josh Barker.