Michael Owen claims Leicester could go down next season

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Leicester City may well be challenging for the Premier League title this season, but that doesn't necessarily mean that they won't be embroiled in a relegation scrap next term.

That's according to BT Sport pundit Michael Owen, who has insisted that it wouldn't be completely unrealistic to suggest that Claudio Ranieri's side could go down next year. 

Leicester, of course, are currently flying high at the summit of the Premier League table. After securing a wonderful victory over rivals Manchester City last weekend, the Foxes hold a five-point lead over second placed Tottenham.


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Ranieri's side can take another step towards the title on Sunday as they prepare to take on fellow challengers Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium. 

They were sitting bottom of the Premier League table just over one year ago, but now they are stunning the entire division. 

Champions to relegation?

But could it really all go wrong for them in 2016/17? Well, while some will claim that Owen is being ridiculous, others may well agree with him. This is the Premier League after all. 

They may well have secured a couple of quality additions last summer, but the likes of Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez were scrapping it around at the bottom of the table last season. Who knows what the next campaign will bring. 

Anyway, here's what Owen had to say: 

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