Premier League table: Liverpool tipped for title as Norwich fight for survival

Premier League table: Liverpool tipped for title as Norwich fight for survival

- Premier League table is now a major focus in England as up to 92 matches are yet to be played ahead of the resumption of the 2019/20 campaign

- With Liverpool destined to lift the title, attention is set to shift on the top four race and relegation battle

- Close to five teams are fighting for survival, with nearly seven others including Arsenal, Man United and Chelsea eyeing a Champions League slot

The Premier League is scheduled to make a return to action for the first time in nearly three months on Wednesday, June 17.

The English top-flight, like majority of sporting activities was put on hold due to the global outbreak of coronavirus pandemic.

But after weeks of inaction, the league is set to resume, with the remaining 92 matches of the 2019/20 campaign primed to be played behind closed doors.

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With the title race all but settled, there is still plenty to play for, with a number of clubs angling to finish on a high.

Liverpool are topping the charts with 82 points, 25 above second-placed and defending champions Man City.

Leicester City look to qualify for the Champions League as they sit third with 53 points, five above Chelsea who are down in fourth.

There are just five points separating fifth-placed Man United and Arsenal who are ninth setting pace for a gruelling top four battle.

New boys Sheffield United are perhaps the surprise package in the race for clubs to seal a European slot as they sit seventh on the log with 43 points.

However, they could leapfrog Man United to fifth as they have a game in hand against Newcastle on Sunday, June 21.

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Spurs occupy eighth place with 41 points, with Burnley completing the top half at 10th with 39 points.

Premier League standings: Liverpool top charts as Norwich fight for survival ahead of return
Liverpool top charts as Norwich fight for survival ahead of EPL return. Photo: Twitter/@CarolRadull.
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The relegation battle is also set to go down to the wire, with up to five clubs battling for survival.

There are just four points separating West Ham in 15th and Aston Villa in 19th.

Norwich City are sitting bottom of the log with 21 points and face the prospect of dropping to the Championship just one season after their promotion.

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The Manchester United star was born to Jamaican parents Joseph Rashford, his father, and Melanie Rashford, his mother.

Officially Marcus Rashford is known to be of Jamaican descent.

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