Wednesday night's 6-1 loss to Liverpool has emphasised the need for Southampton to invest in replacing the top players they keep losing.
With almost one-third of the season gone, two players from Southampton and two from Leicester City make our side.
The stats on the English Premier League so far.
A list of issues that await Jürgen Klopp, if he accepts the invitation.
Wenger has presided over 177 games in Europe's elite competition yet Arsenal keep slipping on the banana skins put before them.
Mourinho fails to see the funny side of Chelsea's early-season flop and seems to think training-ground high jinks are to blame, not bad defending.
Will John Terry still be dancing to José Mourinho’s tune if John Stones arrives from Everton? And should Manchester United have kept Robin van Persie?
Chelsea's official website follows José Mourinho in claiming that the team's 3-0 defeat at Manchester City was "completely fake".
Tottenham fans have watched with trepidation as their top-four rivals have strengthened on the transfer market.
For Odion Ighalo, growing up in an Ajegunle ghetto, one of the poorest and toughest neighborhoods of Lagos, was loaded with difficulties.
Man City have spent £327-million since 2011 but much has gone on assembling a disjointed and ageing squad which urgently needs of a major overhaul.
A late goal saved the 20-time champions while Chelsea, Manchester City and Liverpool asserted their positions on the log with convincing wins.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho told BBC radio he'd rather the Premier League keep its top players than see the likes of Steven Gerrard head to the US.
Former Fifa ref Keith Hackett has named five referees he says should be dropped from the English Premier League for "major errors" over Christmas.
Following a string of losses, Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has admitted that his job is under threat as the team struggles to remain competitive.
The 20-times champions are still struggling with what has been a dismal transition since Alex Ferguson retired in 2013, and total revenue has fallen.
But Ronaldo, Messi and Bale way outearned him, sitting alongside Ibrahimovic, Falcao and Neymar in the top 20 of the world's highest-paid athletes.
Dismiss Jose Mourinho's tactics as negative if you like – but the tumultuous tussle at the Etihad was, in fact, a great spectacle.
The Football Association wants to reduce the number of non-EU players in England's leagues by half to foster local talent and boost the national side.