Despite losing just one game in their opening 13 Premier League fixtures, Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea see their lead at the top of the table stand at just 3 points.
Current holders Manchester City are keeping the pressure on the bookies favourites, but who else will be challenging come May?
Let’s start with the current holders. Arguably City have the strongest squad but a recent injury to top striker Sergio Aguero could halt their charge to a second successive title.
Former Chelsea icon Frank Lampard is yet to make up his mind on whether he will stay for the title run in and could come back to haunt his former side.
Louis van Gaal’s dreadful start to the season has long been forgotten after 6 straight wins, including victories against Liverpool and Arsenal.
However after racking up over 40 seperate injuries already, Van Gaal’s strict training regime could halt them in their bid to regain Champions League football at Old Trafford.
With no midweek gamed for the rest of the season United could copy Liverpool’s title charge last season and catch their rivals cold, if they can keep their star players fit.
After making Liverpool fans dream of a winning season, the reds will be hoping they can wake from their nightmare quickly.
Losing star striker Luis Suarez and replacing him with three strikers who look more likely to score own goals has left many questioning If Rodgers is the right man for the job.
I’d Sturridge can hit the ground running when he returns could give Liverpool an outside chance but the odds are slim.
Arsene Wengers refusal to buy big players in key positions will stop any hope of a Premier League title charge this season.
Yet again the midfield and defence have been exposed as lightweight, with makeshift back fours a regular occurance.
The annual fourth placed trophy is the best Gunners fans can look forward to this season.
Who do you think will win this year’s Premier League title?
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