Gary Neville trolls Liverpool with mid-table clash comment

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Manchester United legend Gary Neville has taken a cheeky dig at Liverpool ahead of this weekend's Merseyside derby, reports the Mirror.

Speaking on Monday Night Football last night, the former Red Devils skipper labelled Liverpool's showdown with rivals Everton as a 'mid-table clash'.

On top of that, the Sky Sports pundit suggested that United's fixture with Arsenal at the Emirates will be a 'title battle'. 


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United are Arsenal are set to go head-to-head after the derby on Sunday, so with Jamie Carragher in the studio, Neville couldn't help but to take a cheeky dig at the Merseyside outfit. 

Neville said laughing: "With a title battle [Arsenal vs Manchester United] at 4pm it's good to have a mid-table clash on before.

Merseyside battle

Everton really will fancy their chances heading into Sunday's showdown at Goodison Park. After their terrific fightback against West Brom last night, Roberto Martinez's side will head into the fixture full of confidence. 

Liverpool, on the other hand, are struggling to find an identity under Brendan Rodgers. Despite securing a victory over Aston Villa in their last outing, the Reds aren't playing with a great deal of confidence and are seemingly defensively vulnerable. It should be quite the contest on Merseyside.

United vs Arsenal showdown 

United's clash with Arsenal appears to be a tough one to call, too. Under Louis van Gaal, Manchester United are going from strength-to-strength, but are by no means the finished article. 

On home soil, Arsenal will be desperate to secure all three points, but they don't have a great recent record against their rivals from Manchester. 

Who do you think will win this weekend's crunch Premier League games? Have your say below! 

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