|7||West Bromwich Albion||14||+3||20|
|17||West Ham United||14||-14||12|
Four of the last six Premier League champions led the table on Dec. 1 and Chelsea have reason to think the festive period will bring them joy.
Manchester United's hierarchy are happy with the football being served up by manager Jose Mourinho; Ronaldinho is still keen on helping Chapecoense.
Jose Fonte, of Southampton, and Jose Gimenez, of Atletico Madrid, have both been linked with Man United. But which type of player would be better?
Liverpool defender Joel Matip is training with the team in Barcelona after missing Sunday's match at Bournemouth with an ankle injury.
The FA had initially appointed Kate Gallafent to oversee an internal review into allegations of sexual abuse made by former players.
Paul Scholes is taking his coaching badges as he takes his first steps into a possible move into management, sources have told ESPN FC.