“The way Arsenal are playing at the moment means Swansea will do well to get near them”
“What has impressed me with Arsenal is they weren’t great against Southampton and Burnley, but they won both matches. In previous years they would have probably dropped points.
“It’s always dangerous coming off an international break and star players like Alexis Sanchez will have done a lot of travelling, but the way Arsenal are playing at the moment means Swansea will do well to get near them.”
Arsenal could leapfrog north London rivals Tottenham if results go the way of Wenger and co this weekend.
Spurs, who impressively beat Manchester City 2-0 last time out, face a trip to West Brom today and Merson expects a straight-forward win for Mauricio Pochettino’s men.