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The Premier League gets four places in the Champions League, with the top three going direct to the group stage and fourth entering in the final qualifying round.
There are also three places available in the Europa League -- going to fifth in the league plus the winners of the FA Cup and the Capital One Cup. As Manchester City won the latter and are all but certain of finishing no lower than sixth, that place will transfer to the league.
So, fifth in the league (and the FA Cup winners) will go direct...