- Kanu Nwankwo has applauded Arsenal and Manchester United despite their draw at the Emirates
- The Nigerian legend however encouraged his former team to go for 3 points in their next game
- Kanu stated that both teams played well in their highly-entertaining encounter
Arsenal legend Kanu Nwankwo has praised his former team over their draw with fierce rivals Manchester United on Saturday, January 30.
Both teams approached the cracker coming with contrasting results as Arsenal defeated Southampton 3-1 while United were stunned 2-1 at Old Trafford by relegation threatened Sheffield United in their previous fixtures respectively.
It means United are still unable to beat any of their ‘Big Six’ rivals in the English topflight so far this campaign.
For Arsenal, they continue their resurgence after a run of poor results.
Reacting to the stalemate Kanu stated that both teams played well and stated he is looking forward to Arsenal returning to winning ways in their next fixture. He tweeted:
“Both teams did well. Well done Gunners. We look forward to next 3 points."
Manchester City, however, went four points clear at the top of the Premier League after a hard-fought 1-0 win against a determined Sheffield United.
Gabriel Jesus’ strike in the first half proved to be the difference as Pep Guardiola’s men made it seven Premier League wins in a row.
The Citizens began the game as typical favorites and created chances early on while dominating majority of possession.
The biggest news of the day as far as the game was concerned was the fact that Guardiola decided to rest the likes of Raheem Sterling, John Stones and Cancelo. Read
It didn’t matter though, as City got the only goal of the game as early as the ninth minute when Gabriel Jesus calmly fired home from a few yards out after some superb work by Ferran Torres down the wing.
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There was a general feeling that the opener so early on would open the flood gates and City would descend on the bottom-side with goals but the Manchester Blues were visibly not in their best form on the day.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Manchester United fans will not be happy with the predictions of the supercomputer as their club has been tipped to finish fifth on the table at the end of the season.
The Red Devils are currently second on the Premier League table with 40 points - one behind city rivals Manchester City who have one game in hand.
But the mainframe machine believes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men will end up outside of the top four teams on the log with 69 points in May.