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Jack Grealish makes early Premier League title prediction as Arsenal eye dream transfer signing

Jack Grealish has made an early Premier League title prediction (Photo by Richard Sellers/Sportsphoto/Allstar via Getty Images)
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Jack Grealish believes Manchester City are favourites for the Premier League title next season.

Pep Guardiola's side made history as they became the first team to win four top-flight titles in succession in the 2023/24 campaign, beating Arsenal by two points. In less than three months, however, it will all start again and Grealish is backing City to win a fifth title in five years.

Speaking to talkSPORT on Thursday, the former Aston Villa man was asked if City are favourites for next season's title. Grealish said: "We probably are at the moment, especially with the players that we have and the main thing - the manager. But listen, there are so many top teams in my opinion. It'll be difficult but fingers crossed."

On winning the Premier League with Man City, Grealish added: "Listen, as soon as I left Villa, which is one of the toughest decisions I ever had to make, I wanted to win stuff. I come here and fortunately we've won a lot. The Premier League was the main one I wanted to win, being from England and growing up here, it was just the one trophy I wanted to win.

"To win three in a row is just unbelievable. I'll be honest when I signed here I didn't think I was gonna win three in a row, but it has been unbelievable. I don't take any of it for granted and hopefully there is more to come."

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Arsenal will be keen to strengthen in the summer transfer window following two unsuccessful title challenges in a row. football.london understands Arsenal are in the market for a dynamic centre-forward with RB Leipzig's Benjamin Sesko as one player linked.

Newcastle's Alexander Isak is another striker on Edu and Mikel Arteta's radar, with the Swede perhaps seen as the dream signing by supporters. Jorrel Hato is another long-term target still with admirers in north London despite his recent contract extension at Ajax.