Michail Antonio makes astonishing prediction before his West Ham take on Liverpool as fans ask ‘what could go wrong?’ | The Sun
MICHAIL ANTONIO has backed himself and his teammates as he makes an astonishing prediction before West Ham’s clash with Liverpool.
The Hammers star has claimed that the East London outfit will finish ABOVE Liverpool this season.
West Ham visit Anfield on Sunday as they look to continue their stunning start to the season.
David Moyes’ side have lost just once in the league this season with defeat coming at the hands of the treble winners Man City.
And Antonio is riding high on his team’s electric start to the campaign and backed West Ham for an exceptional finish come May.
Speaking on The Footballer’s Football Podcast alongside Newcastle’s Callum Wilson, he said: “I am backing myself over Liverpool.
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“You know what, I think we are going to finish higher than Liverpool this season. I'm putting it out there.
“I watched the game [Wolves vs Liverpool] because it was before our game and Wolves could have run away with it!
“They had quite a few opportunities. We've got them this weekend and it's a six-pointer. We've got them!”
His sentiment wasn’t quite echoed by Wilson though who brought his follow pro and good mate back down to earth.
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