The Premier League resumes: Jose Mourinho is back | Pressure on City | Man Utd seek consistency

Jose Mourinhos yield to management is the headline action of the Premier League, on what might be an additional crucial weekend at the title race.
While most eyes will be on Mourinho because Tottenham travel to West Ham in urgent need to detain the shocking slide of type which saw Mauricio Pochettino sacked, Liverpools trip to Crystal Palace and Manchester Citys assembly with in-form Chelsea might prove to be of greater significance.
Victory for Chelsea would propel them and potentially deal City a setback, if Liverpool had been to win at a Palace side who have mastered the art of.
The Saturday Night Football battle in the Etihad feels like a triple-header, with repercussions on London, Manchester and Merseyside.
Its a Premier League weekend packed full of storylines, you want two groups of eyes.
Its unknown territory for Mourinho, enjoying catch-up with the rest of the league and joining a side halfway through the summer. He takes over with Spurs at place, and without a league away win since January.
Was sacked at Chelsea and Manchester United, theres excitement and apprehension at equal degree among Spurs lovers of Mourinhos shock appointment, but he is convinced that the 11-month break has done him good.
I believe Im new and enhanced. I have to think so, Mourinho said. I always believed that these 11 months werent a waste of time.
They have been weeks to think, to innovate, to prepareyourself, to expect things. You never miss your DNA, you cant lose your individuality, but I have the enough time to think about things. I am modest, humble enough to try and analyse my career.
Will he change tack? Time will tell. 1 thing is for certain: itll be intriguing viewing. It is when Jose is.
Thats the lunchtime kick-off on Saturday, and you may follow all of the action and live protection of the post-match press conference of Mourinho to the Sky Sports website and program.
Youll have the ability to watch highlights of the way Jose and Spurs receive on from 5.15pm on the Sky Sports site, app and YouTube channel, and also that means you do not have to be a contributor to view them.
If the return of Mourinho was not enough, then his Chelsea go into the Etihad in the biggest game of the year so far on Saturday Night Football, live on Sky Sports.
Liverpool triumph and if Manchester City shed, the difference will likely be 12 points. That chasm has just been regained once in Premier League history – when Manchester United chased Newcastle in 1995/96 down.
Chelsea are looking . Unexpectedly, a name challenge enters the dialogue for Frank Lampards side.
Events elsewhere have given Liverpool and Jurgen Klopp some welcome respite they go on Saturday, trying place strain on City and to gently sneak a victory.
Its possible to watch Manchester City vs Chelsea on Sky Sports Premier League and Main Event from 5pm on Saturday (kick-off 5.30pm), together with in-game clips in our dedicated site. Adhere to all Saturdays soccer on the Sky Sports website and app, with highlights from 5.15pm.
Pochettinos departure can be looked at in two ways at Old Trafford. Is it focus off Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for a few days at least of a evaluation at Sheffield United? Or can it be strain on, given that the Spurs boss is that a credible candidate fall must Solskjaer?
For now, United need a run of results. They have not won consecutive league games and their Premier League results this season read: WDLDWLDLDWLW.
Sitting eight points off the top four, its time for the league type, although there were signs of improvement, winning five out of the last six at all competitions. They confront a Sheffield United side who have shown this year to zero respect to the so-called bigger sides, and have left themselves a candidate in the process.
Its possible to see Super Sunday on Sky Sports Premier League and Main Event from 4pm (kick-off 4.30pm), together with in-game clips from our dedicated blog to the Sky Sports website and program.
It is becoming must-win for Unai Emery at Arsenal, plus they have a winnable struggle with Southampton in the Emirates, while Leicester, who start the weekend second at the desk, will look to keep up their excellent form, travelling to Brighton having won six of the past seven.
Steve Bruce yields to Aston Villa with Newcastle on Monday Night Football, Everton look for their first back-to-back wins since April because they host struggling Norwich, Watford sponsor Burnley having won their first league match of the year before the worldwide break, also Wolves go to Bournemouth with nothing between them at mid-table.
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