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Gallas confident Arsenal will beat Liverpool: Target Alexander-Arnold

Former Arsenal defender William Gallas has predicted that his old team will do enough to beat Liverpool at the weekend.

The Gunners are ahead of the likes of Manchester City and Spurs in the league table, as they have started the season flying on all cylinders.

However, they will take on last season's runners up in the Premier League at the weekend, which will be a test of their staying power.

“I think it would be a big disappointment if Arsenal fail to beat Liverpool at The Emirates, especially after their victory against Tottenham," Gallas told Genting Casino.

“When you see the performances of Liverpool this season, at the weekend against Brighton, it is a great opportunity to beat them.

Liverpool are struggling at the moment. The performance against Brighton didn't surprise me because they look like a different team this season. There have been warning signs all season.

“They look weaker without Mane. At the back, they have been really, really poor. Alexander-Arnold is struggling. The problem with Liverpool is that almost every goal is coming from Alexander-Arnold's side of the pitch. He is playing far too high.

“His first job is to defend very well. How many goals have Liverpool conceded from his mistakes? Nobody talks about this when you're winning games.

Liverpool were on fire, winning games, winning trophies and the number of assists he registered was magnificent, but these errors were always in his game. For Arsenal, this is the right time to play Liverpool."

Asked for his prediction, Gallas replied: "In the last game, I said 3-2 to Arsenal. I will back Arsenal to win this game, that is for sure. I think 3-1 to Arsenal because it will be an open game. Arsenal must take advantage of the shape that Liverpool are in."

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