Liverpool 20-1 for Euro glory as Kane claims Golden Boot
Arsenal's Koscielny to miss FA Cup final
There were more goals – 37 in total – than there was drama on the final day of the Premier League season as Manchester City and Liverpool qualified for the Champions League at the expense of Arsenal.
City’s position in the top four was never threatened as they beat Watford 5-0 and Liverpool eased to a 3-0 victory over Middlesbrough after Georginio Wijnaldum put them ahead on the stroke of half-time.
Hills are taking few chances with Champions League quotes of 20-1 Liverpool and 10-1 City, while bet365 rate Arsenal 7-1 to win the Europa League. It’s evens that the Gunners make the top four next term.
Arsenal beat Everton 3-1 but Laurent Koscielny was sent off and will miss Saturday’s FA Cup final against Chelsea.
Fellow centre-back Gabriel left the pitch on a stretcher to compound Arsene Wenger’s misery, but the Frenchman is expected to stay in north London.
Indeed, Ladbrokes’ 4-9 that Wenger starts next season at Arsenal could be big as weekend reports seemed certain he will sign a new contract. Coral go 7-4 that Wenger departs over the summer.
Champions Chelsea warmed up for their attempt at the double with a 5-1 home win over Sunderland which saw the Blues land the seasonal handicap.
Antonio Conte’s team were presented with the trophy yesterday and are 10-3 to retain it next season, while second-placed Tottenham are available at 17-2.
Spurs smashed Hull 7-1 as Harry Kane retained the Golden Boot in fine style with a hat-trick to the delight of punters who backed him ante-post at 7-1.
A youthful Manchester United team, backed into favouritism having been outsiders earlier in the week, justified the market move with a 2-0 win over Crystal Palace.
Bournemouth secured a top-ten finish with a 1-1 draw at Leicester, while Stoke were 1-0 winners at Southampton. West Ham won 2-1 at Burnley and Swansea beat West Brom by the same score.