Arsenal fan Jack Whitehall hopes Leicester will make top four after ESL clubs ‘chatter’
Comedian and Arsenal fan Jack Whitehall wants Leicester to finish in the top four after accusing European Super League clubs of chatting ‘shit’.
The Foxes appear poised for a Champions League return for the first time since 2017 following Monday night’s 2-1 win over Crystal Palace.
Goals from Timothy Castagne and Kelechi Iheanacho secured victory for King Power to move Leicester seven points ahead of fifth.
And with European qualifying almost in the bag, Gunners super-fan Whitehall is lending his support to Brendan Rodgers’ side for the run-in.
Referring to the “cabal” of clubs that wanted to join the European Super League, the comedian tweeted: “Big up Leicester City.
“I really hope they qualify for the Champions League. Especially if it’s at the expense of one of the Super League cabals.
“It’s such a well run club. Chat behind everyone’s back to line your own pockets – get screwed. “
Of the six Premier League clubs that have attempted to join the Super League, only three are currently in a position to qualify for the Champions League next season.
Manchester City have already secured their place in the competition, while Manchester United could secure their place in the European rankings against Liverpool on Sunday.
The Reds themselves face an uphill battle to finish in the top four after successive draws against Leeds United and Newcastle.
They are four points behind their compatriot breakaway, Chelsea, who sit last in the top four.
Tottenham, meanwhile, are seventh with Arsenal counting on the Europa League for a Champions League return for the first time since 2017.
The Gunners will face former boss Unai Emery and Villarreal in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final later this week.
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