Jamie Carragher gives bizarre explanation for why Liverpool will beat Arsenal to Premier League title

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Jamie Carragher believes Liverpool will come out on top in the Premier League title race, but not for an obvious reason.

Jamie Carragher has issued a bizarre explanation for why Liverpool will, in his opinion, come out on top in the Premier League title race. The Gunners took care of business on Monday night with a comfortable win over Sheffield United, winning 5-0 away from home.

The win takes Mikel Arteta's men back within two points of leaders Liverpool, and the Gunners look unstoppable, scoring 24 goals in their last five outings. Arsenal dropped off down the stretch last season, blowing a healthy lead in the final 10 games or so of the season, but they don't look as though they will suffer the same sort of collapse this season, determined to go one better.

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The problem is that they are going to need to topple Liverpool and Manchester City, two teams who are also in excellent form above them. Though, when it comes to title predictions, Liverpool legend is backing his old club, but for a pretty bizarre reason.

"I think since the five substitute rule has come in, no one's utilised it better than Jurgen Klopp," Carragher said on Sky Sports. 'We spoke about Arsenal earlier on and you think how they can win the league.

"They're the best defensively, Manchester City are probably the best team with the best individuals, but this is where Liverpool can win the league from the bench, because Klopp always uses five subs."

Liverpool have been dealing with significant injuries over recent years, perhaps explaining Klopp's use of substitutes, given he has a reduced squad to work with. The question is whether the Reds will get worn down with the return of the Europa League this week.

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