Arsene Wenger needed a big performance from his Arsenal team last weekend. After consecutive defeats against Stoke and Liverpool, the Arsenal faithful were getting restless and anything other than three points against Bournemouth just would not do.
Every team in the Premier League would love to play European football. It brings in money, kudos and allows you to sign top quality players.
The regular AFL season is now over and we know the eight teams who will be competing in the finals.
The Premier League took a week off due to the international break but it returns with a bang on Saturday when Man City host Liverpool.
It is way too early in the season to be talking about relegation six pointers but there is no doubt that Sunday’s game between Swansea and Newcastle is an important one.