Why Arsenal and Man Utd could still qualify for Champions League by finishing fifth

Arsenal and Manchester United stand a huge chance of qualifying for Champions League even if they end up in fifth place at the end of the season, this is according to latest reports.

Manchester City, who are one of the favourites for the Premier League title are currently under investigation by  UEFA and they could be handed a ban.

Rife claims have showed that the Citizens altered their accounts to meet FFP guidelines and this is the second time they are coming under investigation.

City were fined by UEFA for breach and the same body have informed them of an impending “heavier punishment”.

According to the rule of UEFA, peradventure City were banned from featuring in the Champions league, they place would be taken by the next best team on the log in the Premier league.’

This will open up a chance for United and Arsenal, who are both chasing a place in the top four places on the log, per the Times.

Arsenal are in fifth place and three points adrift Chelsea in fourth position while Man United are six points behind the Blues.