Charlie Nicholas has backed his former club, Arsenal, to defeat Manchester United on New Year’s Day.
United travel to the Emirates on Wednesday evening sitting in fifth place, four points off Chelsea in the final Champions League spot.
Arsenal have slipped to 12th after Sunday’s defeat to Chelsea, but Nicholas insists Mikel Arteta can end his wait for a victory against Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men.
“I cannot give up on them, but Arsenal can’t buy a win at the moment, although it does seem more promising,” he told Sky Sports.
“There is more fight in there, no confidence, but there is a shape and a tendency to go and try to squeeze the ball.
“Chelsea are good at keeping it, but they have not quite got the balance of attack right.
“Mesut Ozil is playing better,…