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Race for the Title

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri celebrates after watching his side beat Huddersfield Town on August 11, 2018
Claude Makelele tips Maurizio Sarri "to make history" at Chelsea
Two-time Premier League title winner Claude Makelele is "confident" that Chelsea can make some more history under the watch of new boss Maurizio Sarri.
Sep 10, 18:27
Watford manager Javi Gracia pictured on August 26, 2018
Javi Gracia: 'Watford are the new Leicester City'
Watford manager Javi Gracia compares his side to Leicester City's title winners after their 100% start to the new campaign.
Sep 7, 15:56
Eden Hazard in action for Chelsea on August 20, 2018
Eden Hazard: 'Chelsea can challenge for title'
Chelsea attacker Eden Hazard insists that his side are capable of challenging Manchester City and Liverpool for the Premier League title this season.
Sep 3, 17:01
Chelsea's Pedro celebrates scoring against Bournemouth during their Premier League clash on September 1, 2018
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri plays down title talk
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri is "really happy" to have collected 12 points from 12 in the Premier League, but says that it will be "very difficult" to win the title.
Sep 2, 09:51
Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane celebrates with Lucas Moura after scoring his side's opening goal during their Premier League clash with Manchester United on August 27, 2018
Harry Kane hails "massive" Tottenham Hotspur win at Old Trafford
Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane revels in his side's 3-0 win at Manchester United and hails the quality in the Lilywhites' ranks.
Aug 27, 22:19
Liverpool midfielder James Milner in action during his side's Premier League clash with West Ham United on August 12, 2018
James Milner talks up importance of clean sheets
James Milner admits that Liverpool have to maintain their impressive defensive start to the season throughout if they are to keep pace with Manchester City.
Aug 22, 13:23
Sadio Mane celebrates with Roberto Firmino after scoring during the Premier League game between Liverpool and West Ham United on August 12, 2018
Roberto Firmino "optimistic" of Premier League title success
Roberto Firmino insists that Liverpool are not afraid of Manchester City and vows to "give every last drop" in pursuit of a first Premier League title.
Aug 19, 11:48
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho patrols the touchline during a Premier League match against Watford at Old Trafford
Jose Mourinho predicts "very hard season" for Manchester United
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho concedes that only by finishing top of the Premier League will this season be considered an improvement on 2017-18.
Aug 18, 13:48
Phil Jones in action for Manchester United on January 1, 2018
Manchester United defender Phil Jones: 'We must focus on ourselves'
Manchester United centre-back Phil Jones wants his side to focus solely on their own results, rather than those of champions Manchester City.
Aug 16, 12:29
An understated Jurgen Klopp during the Premier League game between Liverpool and West Ham United on August 12, 2018
Georginio Wijnaldum: 'Matching Manchester City will be difficult'
Georginio Wijnaldum insists that Liverpool "have the quality" to win the Premier League title, but acknowledges the difficulty of keeping pace with Manchester City.
Aug 13, 15:43
Jurgen Klopp watches on during the pre-season friendly between Bury and Liverpool on July 14, 2018
Jurgen Klopp: 'Liverpool must be more consistent to win the league'
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says that his side must be "more consistent" if they are to challenge for the Premier League title this season.
Aug 10, 12:39
Manchester City's Vincent Kompany during the match against Brighton & Hove Albion on May 9, 2018
Vincent Kompany: 'Manchester City determined to defend title'
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany says that his side are determined to hold on to the Premier League title, ahead of the 2018-19 season.
Aug 7, 18:52
Jurgen Klopp watches on during the pre-season friendly between Bury and Liverpool on July 14, 2018
Jurgen Klopp: 'Winning Premier League title will be difficult'
Jurgen Klopp is keen to curb expectations from supporters heading into the new season as he challenges his players to show more consistency.
Aug 6, 14:40
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho speaks with Luke Shaw as he is substituted off against Bournemouth on December 13, 2017
Charlie Adam: 'Manchester United need five more players to challenge for title'
Charlie Adam believes that a new left-back, centre-back and holding midfielder, among others, need to be brought in by Man United before the transfer window closes.
Jul 31, 14:17
Jurgen Klopp watches on during the pre-season friendly between Bury and Liverpool on July 14, 2018
Jurgen Klopp brushes aside Jose Mourinho 'mind games'
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says that he is pleased he can make Jose Mourinho smile in response to comments made by the Manchester United manager earlier this week.
Jul 27, 18:56
Jurgen Klopp takes to the field ahead of the Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid on May 26, 2018
Jurgen Klopp: 'Liverpool not under added pressure'
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists that his side are always expected to compete for silverware, meaning that there is no added pressure ahead of the 2018-19 campaign.
Jul 27, 11:13
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp watches on during the Premier League match against Brighton on May 13, 2018
Jose Mourinho heaps pressure on Liverpool counterpart Jurgen Klopp
Jose Mourinho praises Liverpool's transfer business, but suggests that they now have to win the Premier League title for this season to be considered a success.
Jul 26, 11:58
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah holding his golden boot on May 13, 2018
Dennis Wise: 'Liverpool can catch Manchester City'
Dennis Wise backs Liverpool to close the gap on Manchester City in the race for the Premier League title this season.
Jul 25, 20:00
Liverpool midfielder Fabinho in action during a pre-season friendly with Bury in July 2018
Harry Redknapp predicts two-team title race in Premier League
Harry Redknapp tips Liverpool as serious contenders to snatch the Premier League title from Manchester City after spending big during the summer.
Jul 20, 19:43
Liverpool midfielder Fabinho in action during a pre-season friendly with Bury in July 2018
Fabinho: 'Liverpool will challenge for Premier League title'
New Liverpool signing Fabinho is confident that his side can challenge champions Manchester City in the Premier League title race during the upcoming campaign.
Jul 20, 13:41
David Silva in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Manchester City on December 10, 2017
David Silva: Third title "the most special" after tough year
David Silva posts a heartfelt message on social media reflecting on a "tough year" off the field, which he says makes Manchester City's title win all the more special.
Apr 15, 22:21
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany warms up before his side's Premier League match against Everton at the Etihad Stadium on October 15, 2016
Vincent Kompany aiming to retain Premier League title
Vincent Kompany says that he will never take winning the Premier League for granted, as Manchester City celebrate their third triumph in seven seasons.
Apr 15, 19:35
Pep Guardiola applauds during the Premier League game between Manchester City and West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Pep Guardiola: 'Premier League tougher to win than Champions League'
Pep Guardiola talks up Manchester City's achievements in the Premier League this season and insists that it is a tougher competition to win than the Champions League.
Apr 15, 13:21
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola during the FA Cup semi-final against Arsenal on April 23, 2017
Pep Guardiola: 'Manchester United can still catch Manchester City'
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola insists that his side cannot celebrate winning the title just yet as rivals Manchester United could still catch them at the top.
Apr 14, 10:03
Raheem Sterling celebrates with Sergio Aguero after scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Leicester City on February 10, 2018
Juan Mata: 'Manchester City will be deserving title winners'
Juan Mata admits that rivals Manchester City have "made things impossible" for Manchester United this season due to their consistency.
Apr 9, 13:00
Pep Guardiola holds his head in his hands during the Champions League quarter-final game between Liverpool and Manchester City on April 4, 2018
Pep Guardiola: 'Derby collapse could haunt Manchester City'
Pep Guardiola hopes that his players are not mentally scarred by the manner of their defeat to Man United as they prepare to face Liverpool in the Champions League.
Apr 8, 23:00
Kevin De Bruyne in action during the EFL Cup game between Bristol City and Manchester City on January 23, 2018
Kevin De Bruyne targets "special" win over Manchester United
Manchester City ace Kevin De Bruyne is relishing the chance to 'make history' by overcoming Manchester United next weekend and sealing the Premier League title.
Apr 2, 17:31
Everton manager Sam Allardyce at the Premier League match against Chelsea on December 23, 2017
Sam Allardyce: 'You have to admire Manchester City'
Everton manager Sam Allardyce praises his players for putting up a fight in the second half of their 3-1 loss to Manchester City.
Mar 31, 20:12
Pep Guardiola gesticulates during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Burnley on October 21, 2017
Pep Guardiola proud of "huge victory" against Everton
Pep Guardiola talks up the 'controlled' display produced by Manchester City to overcome Everton 3-1 at Goodison Park.
Mar 31, 19:59
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola during the FA Cup semi-final against Arsenal on April 23, 2017
Pep Guardiola calls for calm as Manchester City chase treble
Pep Guardiola says that it is important his Manchester City players remain "calm" in their pursuit of two more trophies before the season's end.
Mar 6, 14:59
Pep Guardiola applauds during the Premier League game between Manchester City and West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Pep Guardiola: 'Manchester City one step closer to title'
Pep Guardiola acknowledges the importance of Manchester City's 1-0 win over Chelsea, admitting that his side are now within touching distance of the title.
Mar 4, 18:25
Sergio Aguero celebrates with Bernardo Silva after scoring during the EFL Cup game between Bristol City and Manchester City on January 23, 2018
Bernardo Silva keen to wrap up Premier League title
Bernardo Silva admits to being "very happy" at seeing Manchester City stretch their lead at the top of the Premier League to 16 points, and now wants to get the job done.
Mar 1, 22:28
Juan Mata in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Southampton on December 30, 2017
Juan Mata: 'Manchester United must win all remaining games'
Manchester United's Juan Mata targets a flawless run of results between now and the end of the season to usurp Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table.
Mar 1, 19:25
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola during the FA Cup semi-final against Arsenal on April 23, 2017
Pep Guardiola: 'Premier League title is still the priority'
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says that the Premier League crown is still the priority for his team, warning that the title race "is not done".
Feb 28, 15:17
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany warms up before his side's Premier League match against Everton at the Etihad Stadium on October 15, 2016
Pep Guardiola: 'Vincent Kompany will lift Premier League title'
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola confirms that captain Vincent Kompany will lift any trophies the team win this season, despite only playing a bit-part role.
Feb 12, 13:34
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola shake hands before the derby at Old Trafford on September 10, 2016
Pep Guardiola: 'Premier League title race is not over yet'
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola tells his players to ignore Jose Mourinho, who claims that the Premier League title race is already over.
Feb 2, 16:36

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Chelsea55001441015
2Liverpool5500112915
3Manchester CityMan City54101431113
4Watford5401105512
5Bournemouth5311107310
6Tottenham HotspurSpurs530210649
7Arsenal530210919
8Manchester UnitedMan Utd53028809
9Wolverhampton WanderersWolves52215508
10Everton513189-16
11Leicester CityLeicester520389-16
12Crystal Palace520346-26
13Southampton51226605
14Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton512279-25
15Fulham5113712-54
16West Ham UnitedWest Ham5104511-63
17Cardiff CityCardiff502339-62
18Huddersfield TownHuddersfield5023211-92
19Newcastle UnitedNewcastle501448-41
20Burnley5014310-71

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