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Georginio Wijnaldum was man of the match in Liverpool’s 3-0 win against Bournemouth despite suffering from vomiting and diarrhoea in the lead-up to the match. Xinhua-Barcroft Images

Georginio Wijnaldum: Liverpool’s improvement is clear to see

Liverpool’s transformation this season into Premier League title contenders reflects how much they have improved, says midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum.

Peter Crouch: Madness to rule Tottenham out of title race

Ruling Tottenham out of the Premier League title race would be “madness”, says Peter Crouch, with Mauricio Pochettino’s side very much in the mix despite Liverpool and Manchester City leading the charge.
Manchester City’s English defender Kyle Walker (2L), Manchester City’s English midfielder Raheem Sterling (3R) and Manchester City’s German midfielder Ilkay Gundogan (R) applaud the fans following during the English Premier League football match between Everton and Manchester City at Goodison Park in Liverpool, north west England on February 6, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP) /

Manchester City face Chelsea test, Liverpool under pressure

Manchester City face a stern test of their Premier League title credentials this weekend when the newly installed leaders host Chelsea.
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Ander Herrera: Manchester United can’t stay unbeaten under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Ander Herrera has said it is “impossible” for Manchester United to remain unbeaten until the end of the season under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer but backed them to come through a tough February unscathed.
Gary Neville has praised the job Mauricio Pochettino has done at Tottenham given the difficulties he has had to put up with this season and says the club must do everything they can to keep him.

Mauricio Pochettino: Tottenham believe they can stay in title race

Mauricio Pochettino says Tottenham have what it takes to remain in the title race for the rest of the season.

Kevin de Bruyne: Manchester City aren’t on the same level as last season

Manchester City playmaker Kevin De Bruyne believes that the Premier League champions are not on the same level that they were last year as they continue to fight Liverpool in a fierce title race.
Tottenham Hotspur’s South Korean striker Son Heung-Min (R) shoots but doesn’t score during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United at Wembley Stadium in London, on February 2, 2019. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP) /

Tottenham believe they can be champions after another late show

Tottenham have the belief in themselves to be Premier League champions, insisted manager Mauricio Pochettino after his side found the mental and physical resources to net another late winner to beat Newcastle 1-0 and leapfrog Manchester City into second place.

Rafa Benitez: Newcastle needed new signings in January

Rafa Benitez insists Newcastle have had a good week despite their late 1-0 defeat by Tottenham on Saturday, and admits they "needed" new signings.
Manchester City’s Argentinian striker Sergio Aguero (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Manchester City at St James’ Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England on January 29, 2019. (Photo by Lindsey PARNABY / AFP) /

Manchester City look to revive title bid against Arsenal

Pep Guardiola needs a quick response from his side against Arsenal on Sunday to show that Manchester City’s challenge for the Premier League title remains intact.
Manchester City’s Spanish manager Pep Guardiola is seen in his seat in the dug out ahead of the English Premier League football match between Huddersfield Town and Manchester City at the John Smith’s stadium in Huddersfield, northern England on January 20, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP) /

Pep Guardiola not worried about Manchester City players’ social media use

Pep Guardiola is not concerned about the way his Manchester City players use social media, despite a post from Kyle Walker that appeared to mock Premier League title rivals, Liverpool.
Liverpool’s German manager Jurgen Klopp applauds supporters on the pitch after the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Leicester City at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on January 30, 2019. – The game finished 1-1. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP) /

Jurgen Klopp fumes as Liverpool fail to press advantage

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insisted his team were denied a “clear penalty” which could have given them victory over Leicester on Wednesday and a seven-point lead in the Premier League title race.
Chelsea’s Brazilian-Italian defender Emerson Palmieri (L) vies with Bournemouth’s English midfielder Junior Stanislas during the English Premier League football match between Bournemouth and Chelsea at the Vitality Stadium in Bournemouth, southern England on January 30, 2019. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP) /

Five things we learned from the Premier League

Liverpool wasted a chance to cement their stranglehold on the title race on Wednesday after Manchester City’s shock slip.
Leicester City’s English midfielder Marc Albrighton vies with Liverpool’s English striker Daniel Sturridge (L) during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Leicester City at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on January 30, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP) /

Liverpool held in title blow, Chelsea humiliated

Liverpool wasted a chance to take complete control of the Premier League title race as Leicester earned a 1-1 draw against the leaders, while Chelsea’s bid for a top-four finish was rocked by a humiliating 4-0 thrashing at Bournemouth on Wednesday.
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Chelsea trounced by Bournemouth as Liverpool extend Premier League lead

Chelsea suffered their biggest defeat of the season with a 0-4 humiliation at Bournemouth while Liverpool failed to fully capitalise on Man City’s loss, only managing a 1-1 draw at Anfield to go five points clear.
Manchester City’s Spanish manager Pep Guardiola gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Manchester City at St James’ Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England on January 29, 2019. (Photo by Lindsey PARNABY / AFP) /

Guardiola not giving up on title bid despite Newcastle loss

Pep Guardiola insisted Manchester City’s title hopes were still intact despite admitting Liverpool are poised to take a significant lead in their two-way battle for the Premier League crown.
Manchester City’s Spanish manager Pep Guardiola is seen in his seat in the dug out ahead of the English Premier League football match between Huddersfield Town and Manchester City at the John Smith’s stadium in Huddersfield, northern England on January 20, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP) /

Pep Guardiola: I have not given up despite Newcastle defeat

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has vowed to keep fighting for a title which seems to be slipping from his grasp after losing 2-1 to Newcastle on Tuesday night.
Liverpool’s Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk (L) celebrates with Liverpool’s English midfielder Adam Lallana (2nd L), Liverpool’s Brazilian midfielder Roberto Firmino (2nd R) and Liverpool’s Brazilian midfielder Fabinho (R) after scoring their second goal during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Liverpool at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on December 21, 2018.Geoff CADDICK / AFP

Liverpool dish out new deals to ensure sustained success

Liverpool is working to ensure this season’s Premier League title push is not a one-off as they lay the foundations for continued success after struggling in recent years to sustain a challenge.
Isaac Success scored a goal to help Watford progress to the FA Cup fifth round in their 2-0 win over Newcastle United.

Watford boss Javi Gracia praises Isaac Success’ FA Cup performance

Watford manager Javi Gracia has praised Isaac Success for his performance in their FA Cup tie against Newcastle United on Saturday.

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