Here we go again, then. After an unpredictable and intense Christmas period of Premier League action, we’re set for another weekend of potentially thrilling fixtures. Bankers are few and far between, with Arsenal and Liverpool facing potentially tricky away trips to West Ham and Brighton respectively, Tottenham hosting Manchester United and Wolves – who seem to pride themselves on taking points from the big boys – travelling to Manchester City on Monday. There are also two huge games at the foot of the table, with Fulham travelling to Burnley and Cardiff hosting Huddersfield.
Taking our eye, however, is the fixture at Stamford Bridge – where Chelsea will start favourites against struggling Newcastle on Saturday evening. It’s a game that has captain material written all over it…