Premier League preview

Liverpool handed major BOOST ahead of Leicester clash, Manchester City star man ruled out of action - Premier League preview

Premier League football returns this weekend, and top tier sides will looking to secure the psychological boost of heading into the international break with a positive result. It's been an excellent season thus far, with the drama of VAR adding another layer to the competition's trademark, all-action reputation. Liverpool will look to continue their impressive 100% record with another victory this weekend, but could have their work cut out for them against Brendan Rodger's high-flying Foxes.

Manchester City will be looking to keep up the pace in the title race, and cause some more against Wolverhampton Wanderers. Elsewhere, Chelsea will look to build a winning streak with a win over Southampton, while Manchester United face what could be a tricky trip to the north east to take on Steve Bruce's Newcastle United. Click and scroll your way through the gallery to see our mini-preview for this weekend's Premier League football.

Tammy Abraham is on fire at the moment, scoring seven goals in as many games. He's the joint-second top scorer in the division, and will look to move ahead of Man City's Sergio Aguero (8) with a goal or two against the Saints.

1. Tammy Abraham emerges as Golden Boot contender ahead of Southampton test

Tammy Abraham is on fire at the moment, scoring seven goals in as many games. He's the joint-second top scorer in the division, and will look to move ahead of Man City's Sergio Aguero (8) with a goal or two against the Saints.
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With Spurs' Serge Aurier suspended for the Brighton match, Pochettino has hinted that he could deploy midfielder Moussa Sissoko in the position instead. Brighton's wingers' ears will have pricked up that this news!

2. Pochettino plans maverick tactical move for Brighton game

With Spurs' Serge Aurier suspended for the Brighton match, Pochettino has hinted that he could deploy midfielder Moussa Sissoko in the position instead. Brighton's wingers' ears will have pricked up that this news!
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After a bright start to the season, the Canaries have lost their last two games on the trot. At home, they'll be looking to get three points against Aston Villa, and Teemu Pukki will be desperate to get back on the scoresheet.

3. Teemu Pukki key to Norwich City recovery

After a bright start to the season, the Canaries have lost their last two games on the trot. At home, they'll be looking to get three points against Aston Villa, and Teemu Pukki will be desperate to get back on the scoresheet.
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United are under pressure to get a win this weekend, and it'll be all the more difficult with a number of key players out injured. Anthony Martial, Paul Pogba, Luke Shaw, Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Jesse Lingard should all miss out.

4. Manchester United hit by injury crisis ahead of Newcastle trip

United are under pressure to get a win this weekend, and it'll be all the more difficult with a number of key players out injured. Anthony Martial, Paul Pogba, Luke Shaw, Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Jesse Lingard should all miss out.
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