Five unresolved issues in the Premier League
LONDON: With the end of the Premier League season just two and a half weeks away, here are five issues that are still to be resolved ahead of this weekend’s matches.
z WITH Chelsea and Tottenham well clear of the teams below them, four sides — Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Arsenal — are scrapping over the two remaining Champions League places.
Emre Can’s spectacular scissors kick gave third-place Liverpool a 1-0 win at Watford on Monday that kept Jurgen Klopp’s side in control of their top-four destiny ahead of Southampton’s visit on Sunday.
City are just a point above United in the fourth and final qualifying spot, but have a much more straightforward run-in.
Whereas United, whose squad is beset by injuries, must travel to Arsenal and Tottenham, City’s most arduous assignment is a home game with eighth-place West Bromwich Albion.
Arsenal trail City by six points, with a game in hand, and — like United — are relying on the teams above them dropping points.
“The others are losing points as well sometimes, so our job is to win the remaining games and