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Riyad Mahrez celebrates with teammates during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Leicester City on February 6, 2016
Stuart Pearce: 'Leicester City will win the Premier League crown'
Stuart Pearce is confident that Leicester City will win the Premier League title after extending their lead at the top to five points.
11:57
Kurt Zouma of Chelsea in action during the Pre Season Friendly match between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma 'feels better' after suffering knee injury
Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma admits that he 'feels better' after being stretchered off with a knee injury in Sunday's 1-1 draw against Manchester United.
11:38
Louis van Gaal appears prior to the game between Manchester United and Swansea on January 2, 2016
Louis van Gaal slams media for questions about his Manchester United future
Louis van Gaal slams the media for their constant questions over his Manchester United future.
11:24
Juan Mata of Manchester United celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford on November 7, 2015 in Manchester, England.
Manchester United's Juan Mata "grateful" for positive reception from Chelsea fans
Manchester United star Juan Mata thanks Chelsea fans for giving him a warm reception at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.
10:49
Jurgen Klopp of Liverpool signals as Slaven Bilic of West Ham United doesn't during the FA Cup fourth-round match on January 30, 2016
Slaven Bilic: 'Pressure is not forcing Jurgen Klopp back after surgery'
West Ham United boss Slaven Bilic says that Jurgen Klopp is not forcing himself back after surgery because he is feeling "pressure".
10:29
The Liverpool Football Club emblem is displayed on the gates of Anfield Stadium on September 17, 2012
Liverpool owners 'hold talks with club officials over new ticket prices'
Liverpool's owners FSG reportedly hold talks with club officials about whether to review the new ticket price structure after Saturday's walkout at Anfield.
10:06
Juventus' coach Massimiliano Allegri reacts during the Italian Serie A football match Juventus Vs Bologna on October 4, 2015
Juventus warn Chelsea off head coach Massimiliano Allegri
Juventus chief executive Giuseppe Marotta tells Chelsea that head coach Massimiliano Allegri is staying put.
09:35
Lazio's midfielder Antonio Candreva celebrates his goal during the Italian Serie A football match between Lazio Rome and Palermo on February 22, 2015
Transfer Talk Daily Update: Jurgen Klopp, Michael Carrick, Daniel Sturridge
Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world.
07:57
Joleon Lescott celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Aston Villa and Norwich City on February 6, 2016
Joleon Lescott: 'There is a fighting spirit at Aston Villa'
Aston Villa defender Joleon Lescott expects the club to make a "real fight" for Premier League survival.
22:42
General View of Oakwell Stadium, Barnsley Football Club during the npower Championship match between Barnsley and Blackpool at Oakwell Stadium on September 15, 2012
Paul Heckingbottom: 'Barnsley need to look forward'
Paul Heckingbottom, the joint-caretaker manager at Barnsley, says that the club need to focus on moving forward after the departure of Lee Johnson.
22:28
Tim Cahill of Australia celebrates his goal during the International Friendly match between Australia and Ecuador at The Den on March 5, 2014
Tim Cahill expects $100m transfer in China
Shanghai Shenhua midfielder Tim Cahill predicts that a Chinese Super League club will spend $100m on a player sooner rather than later.
22:08
Chelsea interim manager Guus Hiddink on December 23, 2015
Guus Hiddink: 'Draws not enough for Chelsea'
Chelsea interim manager Guus Hiddink admits that his side must start turning draws into wins if they are to make a late bid for a Champions League place.
21:43
Romelu Lukaku converts the penalty to score Everton's first goal against Stoke City on February 6, 2016
Romelu Lukaku: 'I played through pain barrier against Stoke City'
Everton striker Romelu Lukaku reveals that he nearly missed his side's 3-0 win over Stoke City because of a back injury.
21:21
Brendan Rodgers manager of Liverpool looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park on October 4, 2015 in Liverpool, England.
Brendan Rodgers: 'Liverpool must decide on transfer strategy'
Former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says that the Merseyside giants must decide between a "business model or a winning model" ahead of next season.
21:03
Mesut Ozil racks up the fantasy points during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Arsenal on February 7, 2016
Arsene Wenger praises Mesut Ozil display
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger praises the performance of Mesut Ozil after the midfielder scored in his side's 2-0 win at Bournemouth.
20:22
Valencia's Britihs coach Gary Neville gestures from the sideline during the UEFA Champions League football match Valencia CF vs Olympique Lyonnais at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on December 9, 2015.
Gary Neville: 'I believe in my work'
Valencia boss Gary Neville says that he still retains belief in his work at the La Liga club despite overseeing a ninth game without a win in Spain's top flight.
19:49
Juan Mata of Manchester United celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford on November 7, 2015 in Manchester, England.
Juan Mata: Manchester United are playing "high-level football"
Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata feels that his side are starting to show that they can play "high-level football" after drawing 1-1 with Chelsea.
19:31
Adam Lallana celebrates scoring with Roberto Firmino during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Sunderland on February 6, 2016
Adam Lallana: 'We must continue to work hard'
Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana insists that only hard work will help the Merseyside giants put together a consistent run of form.
19:04
Guus Hiddink wraps up warm during the game between Manchester United and Chelsea on December 28, 2015
Guus Hiddink: 'Chelsea deserved draw against Manchester United'
Guus Hiddink believes that Chelsea did deserve to equalise in added time during Sunday's Premier League match against Manchester United.
18:44
Valencia's Britihs coach Gary Neville gestures from the sideline during the UEFA Champions League football match Valencia CF vs Olympique Lyonnais at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on December 9, 2015.
Gary Neville: 'We didn't deserve to lose'
Valencia boss Gary Neville insists that his side did not deserve to lose their La Liga fixture against Real Betis on Sunday afternoon.
18:43
Louis van Gaal watches on during the game between Manchester United and Chelsea on December 28, 2015
Louis van Gaal 'deeply frustrated' with Manchester United draw at Chelsea
Louis van Gaal believes that Manchester United "played a superb game" until Diego Costa's last-gasp leveller for Chelsea in Sunday's Premier League match.
18:33
Chelsea's English defender John Terry reacts at the final whistle in the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Southampton at Stamford Bridge in London on October 3, 2015. Southampton won the game 3-1.
John Terry: 'No contract talk with Chelsea at the moment'
John Terry says that he has not held talks with Chelsea since announcing last week that he had been told there was no new contract for him at the club.
18:19
Kurt Zouma of Chelsea in action during the Pre Season Friendly match between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
Kurt Zouma stretchered off against Manchester United
Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma is stretchered off with a serious-looking leg injury during the second half of his side's match against Manchester United.
17:20
Lazio's midfielder Antonio Candreva celebrates his goal during the Italian Serie A football match between Lazio Rome and Palermo on February 22, 2015
Report: Liverpool eye Antonio Candreva
Liverpool reportedly enter the running to sign Lazio's Italy international Antonio Candreva.
16:31
Arsenal's French midfielder Mathieu Flamini celebrates after scoring their seond goal during the English League Cup third round football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at White Hart Lane in north London on September 23, 2015
Mathieu Flamini: 'Arsenal have to beat Leicester City'
Arsenal midfielder Mathieu Flamini admits that his side's upcoming top-of-the-table clash with Leicester City is a must-win encounter.
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Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe gives orders from the sidelines during the game with Arsenal on December 28, 2015
Eddie Howe bemoans Bournemouth's lack of cutting edge against Arsenal
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe admits that his side lacked a cutting edge during their 2-0 defeat to Arsenal at the Vitality Stadium.
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Arsene Wenger wants to know if you feel lucky during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Southampton on February 2, 2016
Arsene Wenger: 'Bournemouth match was must-win'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admits that Leicester's victory over Manchester City made his side's match against Bournemouth a "must-win" game.
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Aaron Ramsey in action during the game between Liverpool and Arsenal on January 13, 2016
Aaron Ramsey urges Arsenal to build on Bournemouth win
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey urges his side to build on their victory over Bournemouth as they look to re-establish themselves in the Premier League title race.
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Barcelona's coach Luis Enrique shouts from the sidelines during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs SD Eibar at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on October 25, 2015
Luis Enrique "satisfied" with Barcelona win
Luis Enrique describes himself as being "satisfied" after Barcelona collect all three points from their clash away at Levante.
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Internazonale Milano's coach Roberto Mancini gestures during the Serie A match between SSC Napoli and FC Internazionale Milano at Stadio San Paolo on November 30, 2015 in Naples, Italy.
Roberto Mancini: "We threw two points away"
Despite his side's late fightback, Roberto Mancini is unhappy that Inter Milan failed to claim all three points from their trip to Hellas Verona.
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Michael Carrick of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Newcastle United at Old Trafford on August 22, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Report: Michael Carrick in Manchester United contract talks
A report claims that discussions are underway between Manchester United and veteran midfielder Michael Carrick over a 12-month contract.
14:26
Daniel Sturridge of Liverpool breaks away from Graham Dorrans of Norwich City during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Norwich City at Anfield on September 20, 2015
Newcastle United plot £30m Daniel Sturridge bid?
A report claims that Liverpool centre-forward Daniel Sturridge is a £30m summer transfer target of Newcastle United.
14:11
Jose Mourinho and Louis van Gaal pictured in 2010
Louis van Gaal dismisses Jose Mourinho, Manchester United link
Louis van Gaal refuses to believe that Manchester United have held discussions with Jose Mourinho behind his back.
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Bayer 04 Leverkusen head coach Roger Schmidt looks on during the UEFA Champions League Group E match between AS Roma and Bayer 04 Leverkusen at Olimpico Stadium on November 4, 2015
Roger Schmidt: 'We deserved a draw'
Bayer Leverkusen were worthy of the point that they gained from yesterday's 0-0 draw with Bayern Munich, according to head coach Roger Schmidt.
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Southampton's Senegalese midfielder Sadio Mane (C) celebrates scoring his team's first goal, with Southampton's German-born Portuguese defender Cedric Soares (L) and Southampton's Northern Irish midfielder Steven Davis during the English League Cup quarte
Report: Manchester City join Sadio Mane hunt
Manchester City reportedly enter the race to sign Southampton winger Sadio Mane with rivals Manchester United.
Feb 7, 11:56
Slaven Bilic manager of West Ham United gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Stoke City at the Boleyn Ground on December 12, 2015
Report: West Ham United plan new Slaven Bilic contract
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic is reportedly on the verge of being handed a new deal, despite having only arrived at Upton Park in the summer.
Feb 7, 11:43
Renato Sanches in action for Benfica on January 31, 2016
Manchester United make improved Renato Sanches bid?
A Portuguese report claims that Manchester United and Benfica are closer to reaching an agreement over the transfer of Renato Sanches.
Feb 7, 11:09
Wes Morgan of Leivcester City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Sunderland at The King Power Stadium on August 8, 2015
Leicester City want Wes Morgan contract talks?
Leicester City are reportedly ready to offer captain Wes Morgan a new contract at the King Power Stadium.
Feb 7, 10:51
Inter Milan's forward from Argentina Mauro Icardi celebrates after scoring during the Italian Serie A football match Inter Milan vs Frosinone on November 22, 2015
Manchester United failed with Mauro Icardi bid?
A report in Italy claims that Manchester United had an offer of £23.1m for Mauro Icardi turned down by Inter Milan.
Feb 7, 10:34
Bayern Munich's Spanish head coach Pep Guardiola watch proceedings during the German Cup DFB Pokal second round football match between VfL Wolfsburg vs FCB Bayern Munich in Wolfsburg, on October 27, 2015.
Pep Guardiola plots double Barcelona raid?
Pep Guardiola is reportedly hoping to add Sergio Busquets and Neymar to the Manchester City squad in the summer.
Feb 7, 09:57
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Leicester CityLeicester25158247272053
2Tottenham HotspurSpurs25139345192648
3Arsenal25146539221748
4Manchester CityMan City25145647262147
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd25118632221041
6West Ham UnitedWest Ham2510963829939
7Southampton2510783324937
8Everton25811646341235
9Liverpool259883236-435
10Watford2596102727033
11Stoke CityStoke2596102431-733
12Crystal Palace2595112630-432
13Chelsea257993335-230
14West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom2578102332-929
15Bournemouth2577112941-1228
16Swansea CitySwansea2569102433-927
17Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2566132644-1824
18Norwich CityNorwich2565142848-2023
19Sunderland2555153049-1920
20Aston Villa2537152040-2016