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Does Bruno Fernandes hold on to top spot in our Premier League POWER RANKINGS?

Does Bruno Fernandes hold on to top spot in our Premier League POWER RANKINGS?

The fixtures have been coming thick and fast since the return of the Premier League following its three-month long hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic. But who stood out in the fourth game week?

Hugo Lloris and Son Heung-min's bust-up follows in the footsteps of infamous team-mate clashes

Hugo Lloris and Son Heung-min's bust-up follows in the footsteps of infamous team-mate clashes

Hugo Lloris and Son Heung-min enjoyed a frank exchange of views as Tottenham beat Everton on Monday night. But it's far from the first time team-mates have clashed on the football field.

Manchester City hold talks with RB Leipzig over new loan deal for Angelino

Manchester City hold talks with RB Leipzig over new loan deal for Angelino

The Bundesliga side cannot afford to activate his £25m option but still want to keep the Spaniard. They are hoping to reach a fresh agreement with either a new option or obligation to buy.

Ex-Man City starlet Michael Johnson opens up on depression that saw him retire at just 24 

Ex-Man City starlet Michael Johnson opens up on depression that saw him retire at just 24 

Serious injuries and depression resulted in Johnson being released at the age of just 24 and the now 32-year-old has spoken in depth about his rapid fall from grace.

More F1 drivers set to join original six and NOT 'take the knee' for second race

More F1 drivers set to join original six and NOT 'take the knee' for second race

Sportsmail understands Formula 1 won't place a carpet on the grid for the drivers to make their protest as they did on Sunday and it could see more than six elect to stand rather than kneel.

Hector Bellerin plants his first trees after Arsenal begin to win matches

Hector Bellerin plants his first trees after Arsenal begin to win matches

Before the season restarted, he vowed to pledge that for every game the Gunners won he would plant 3,000 trees to help combat carbon emissions in partnership with global charity One Tree Planted.

Chelsea 'ready to let Fikayo Tomori leave to West Ham on loan' as bait in move for Declan Rice 

Chelsea 'ready to let Fikayo Tomori leave to West Ham on loan' as bait in move for Declan Rice 

Fikayo Tomori could be allowed to leave Chelsea on loan in order for the club to secure the signing of Declan Rice from West Ham, according to The Athletic.

Eni Aluko calls for 30% of leadership roles in sport to be given to people from BAME backgrounds

Eni Aluko calls for 30% of leadership roles in sport to be given to people from BAME backgrounds

Aston Villa Women sporting director Eni Aluko feels a target of 30 per cent of leadership roles in sport being occupied by individuals from ethnic minorities would be a 'good one'.

Jorge Masvidal reveals he has to shift 20 POUNDS in six days for UFC 251 fight with Kamaru Usman

Jorge Masvidal reveals he has to shift 20 POUNDS in six days for UFC 251 fight with Kamaru Usman

Despite a public spat over how the UFC treats its fighters with regard to pay, a deal was successfully negotiated between Masvidal and the UFC, and the 35-year-old set off for Abu Dhabi overnight.

Kevin Pietersen says Ben Stokes WOULDN'T be his choice to lead England for West Indies series

Kevin Pietersen says Ben Stokes WOULDN'T be his choice to lead England for West Indies series

Chris Silverwood's side will finally return to action as they begin their series in Southampton on Wednesday, but Kevin Pietersen has taken issue with Stokes leading the team in place of Joe Root.

Norwich, Aston Villa or Crystal Palace - where next for Sean Dyche after Burnley?

Norwich, Aston Villa or Crystal Palace - where next for Sean Dyche after Burnley?

Seeing out his final two years would make it a decade for Sean Dyche at Turf Moor but issues are rearing their head in public this season and it could be a parting of ways is on the horizon this summer.

Are you Man City in disguise? Chelsea reveal new sky blue away kit

Are you Man City in disguise? Chelsea reveal new sky blue away kit

The sky blue number follows swiftly on from the new home kit, revealed last week, and also includes the club's new sponsor - telecommunications company Three.

Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri reveals Gonzalo Higuain is the 'only person' he fights with

Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri reveals Gonzalo Higuain is the 'only person' he fights with

The Juventus manager has been in charge of Higuain at three different clubs, beginning at Napoli - before taking him to Chelsea on loan and working with him again in Turin.

Tottenham could send Lucas Moura to Napoli in swap deal for striker Arkadiusz Milik

Tottenham could send Lucas Moura to Napoli in swap deal for striker Arkadiusz Milik

ALVISE CAGNAZZO: Tottenham are willing to include Lucas Moura in a deal for Napoli striker Arkadiusz Milik as they seek back-up for first-choice Harry Kane.

Kamaru Usman promises to 'ragdoll' Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251 this weekend

Kamaru Usman promises to 'ragdoll' Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251 this weekend

Usman was slated to take on Gilbert Burns in the main event on UFC Fight Island on Saturday 11 July, but the Brazilian tested positive for coronavirus and Masvidal stepped in.

Mason Greenwood will oust Marcus Rashford out of Manchester United XI, believes Glenn Hoddle

Mason Greenwood will oust Marcus Rashford out of Manchester United XI, believes Glenn Hoddle

Marcus Rashford will find himself out of Manchester United's starting XI if they sign a striker due to the talent of Mason Greenwood. That's the view of former England manager Glenn Hoddle.

Barcelona target Lautaro Martinez must 'find peace of mind' and recapture his form at Inter - chief

Barcelona target Lautaro Martinez must 'find peace of mind' and recapture his form at Inter - chief

The Argentine striker has been a target for the LaLiga champions throughout the current campaign after impressing prior to the extended pause due to the coronavirus crisis.

AC Milan 'agree deal with former Manchester United target Ralf Rangnick to take over as manager'

AC Milan 'agree deal with former Manchester United target Ralf Rangnick to take over as manager'

The 62-year-old has been a long-term target for Milan and he has now concluded talks to replace Stefano Pioli, who stepped into the dugout for the Italian giants in October last year.

Inter Milan's sponsor Pirelli can 'help' in bid to sign Lionel Messi, says tyre company chief

Inter Milan's sponsor Pirelli can 'help' in bid to sign Lionel Messi, says tyre company chief

Marco Tronchetti said Pirelli could offer support in the quest to bring the Barcelona legend to Inter despite financial worries, but insisted club president Steven Zhang had to make a real push.

Borussia Dortmund 'give Manchester United August 10 ultimatum to decide on Jadon Sancho'

Borussia Dortmund 'give Manchester United August 10 ultimatum to decide on Jadon Sancho'

Jadon Sancho, estimated to be worth £100m, is a long-term target for United and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as they look to upgrade right wing to complement Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford.

Project Restart is tough on the strugglers who are missing fans and have smaller squads

Project Restart is tough on the strugglers who are missing fans and have smaller squads

Since the restart, the bottom four of Norwich, Bournemouth, Aston Villa and Watford have picked up just three points and scored seven goals between them from the 17 games they have played.

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta using Spanish and French language skills to bamboozle rivals

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta using Spanish and French language skills to bamboozle rivals

Mikel Arteta has looked to use his multi-lingual skills to get one over his rival managers by addressing his Arsenal players in French and Spanish on the touchline when passing on tactics during a game.

Jorge Masvidal jets off to Fight Island ahead of Kamaru Usman bout after stepping in as replacement

Jorge Masvidal jets off to Fight Island ahead of Kamaru Usman bout after stepping in as replacement

The welterweight was scrambled in as a late replacement for the main event against Kamaru Usman after Gilbert Burns tested positive for coronavirus as he saved the main event.

Tammy Abraham 'pushing Chelsea for pay rise to £130k-a-week'

Tammy Abraham 'pushing Chelsea for pay rise to £130k-a-week'

The England forward, 22, who has scored 15 goals during a breakthrough season at Stamford Bridge, has two years remaining on his current £50,000-a-week deal.

Mercedes boss ends Sebastian Vettel rumours and says Hamilton and Bottas will extend deals

Mercedes boss ends Sebastian Vettel rumours and says Hamilton and Bottas will extend deals

Ferrari announced they would not be extending Vettel's contract ahead of the 2021 campaign, with Carlos Sainz Jr set to replace him, leading to suggestions he could join Mercedes.

Phil Neville's son Harvey signs first professional deal at Manchester United

Phil Neville's son Harvey signs first professional deal at Manchester United

Harvey Neville is a defender like both dad Phil and his uncle Gary were and he has now signed a one-year professional deal with the Old Trafford side after turning 18 late last month.

10 stars from European leagues now available on free transfers

10 stars from European leagues now available on free transfers

We've heard all about the Premier League players who are now free agents, but here are the European stars who are now without clubs and available for nothing after being released by their clubs.

FC Dallas pull of MLS is Back tournament after TEN players test positive for coronavirus 

FC Dallas pull of MLS is Back tournament after TEN players test positive for coronavirus 

The league said on Monday that of the 557 players sequestered at a pair of Walt Disney World hotels, 13 have tested positive: 10 from Dallas, two from Nashville and one from Columbus.

Chelsea 'ready to offload SIX stars to fund big-money move for £90m-rated Kai Havertz this summer'

Chelsea 'ready to offload SIX stars to fund big-money move for £90m-rated Kai Havertz this summer'

According to The Daily Express, left-back Marcos Alonso is among the players that could leave along with Michy Batshuayi, Kenedy, Danny Drinkwater, Tiemoue Bakayoko and Emerson.

Matteo Guendouzi 'has been EXILED from Arsenal first-team training since Brighton defeat'

Matteo Guendouzi 'has been EXILED from Arsenal first-team training since Brighton defeat'

Mikel Arteta promised ruthlessness when he joined Arsenal and Matteo Guendouzi has been treated to nothing less, being forced to train alone as the Gunners look to sell the midfielder.

Hugo Lloris and Heung min-Son have to be SEPARATED in feisty scenes at half time during Everton game

Hugo Lloris and Heung min-Son have to be SEPARATED in feisty scenes at half time during Everton game

Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho described the moment Hugo Lloris and Son Heung-min became embroiled in a furious bust-up as 'beautiful' as he claimed responsibility for the heated exchange.

Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes signs 10-year extension with the Chiefs worth 'AT LEAST $450million'

Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes signs 10-year extension with the Chiefs worth 'AT LEAST $450million'

Patrick Mahomes has signed the largest contract in sports history: a 10-year extension with the Chiefs that will pay between $450 million and $503 million while keeping him in Kansas City until 2031.

Mikel Arteta believes Arsenal are thriving without crowd pressure amid Project Restart resurgence

Mikel Arteta believes Arsenal are thriving without crowd pressure amid Project Restart resurgence

The Emirates has often swelled with discontent in recent years and, after a fourth successive win in all competitions, Arteta thinks some of his squad are benefitting from playing behind closed doors.

Mason Greenwood, Bukayo Saka and Phil Foden have lit up the restart, boding well for Euro 2021

Mason Greenwood, Bukayo Saka and Phil Foden have lit up the restart, boding well for Euro 2021

IAN LADYMAN: In a year's time football will be preparing for the semi-finals and final of the delayed Euro 2020. Will they involve Gareth Southgate's England? We all hope so.

The RFU 'set to cut workforce by 25% with 139 jobs at risk and projected losses of up to £107M'

The RFU 'set to cut workforce by 25% with 139 jobs at risk and projected losses of up to £107M'

Chief executive Bill Sweeney revealed that the Twickenham hierarchy are budgeting for short-term losses of £107million and expect that it will take four or five years to recover from Covid-19 shutdown.

Alexandre Lacazette 'could leave Arsenal with Atletico, Inter and Juventus all keen to sign striker

Alexandre Lacazette 'could leave Arsenal with Atletico, Inter and Juventus all keen to sign striker

Alexandre Lacazette could reportedly leave Arsenal during the summer transfer window with a number of European clubs interested in securing the French striker's services.

England have a quintet of pace aces... but who will miss out against West Indies?

England have a quintet of pace aces... but who will miss out against West Indies?

England have the kind of selection headache rarely experienced in modern times ahead of the first Test of the summer against the West Indies on Wednesday.

Barcelona did not commission a smear campaign against important club figures. audit finds

Barcelona did not commission a smear campaign against important club figures. audit finds

Barcelona are adamant the audit clears them of all wrong doing and issued a statement threatening to sue the media outlets who originally published accusations of foul play if they did not rectify.

Sussex coach Jason Gillespie could miss the restart as he remains grounded in Australia

Sussex coach Jason Gillespie could miss the restart as he remains grounded in Australia

Australia are limiting overseas travel to those who are part of a response to the Covid-19 pandemic, working in critical industries, or have urgent or unavoidable personal business to attend to.

Tottenham's Lucas Moura can't dine out on his Champions League hat-trick forever

Tottenham's Lucas Moura can't dine out on his Champions League hat-trick forever

KIERAN GILL AT THE TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR STADIUM: Lucas Moura cannot dine out on memories of that night in Amsterdam forever, no matter how delicious it was.

England bowlers work up a sweat as saliva use is banned due to coronavirus rules

England bowlers work up a sweat as saliva use is banned due to coronavirus rules

With the use of saliva to polish the ball banned by the ICC due to temporary Covid-19 regulations - perpetrators face the threat of a five-run penalty - it has limited bowlers to the application of sweat.

Wycombe 2-2 Fleetwood (6-3 agg): Wanderers setup Wembley play-off final clash with Oxford United

Wycombe 2-2 Fleetwood (6-3 agg): Wanderers setup Wembley play-off final clash with Oxford United

Wycombe Wanderers will face Oxford United at Wembley to battle for promotion to the Championship after beating a battling Fleetwood Town 6-3 on aggregate.

CHRIS SUTTON: Wait until you get in the dressing room if you want to chin someone

CHRIS SUTTON: Wait until you get in the dressing room if you want to chin someone

INSIGHT - CHRIS SUTTON: Jose Mourinho spoke about Tottenham 's togetherness ahead of this match. But maybe they aren't as together as we think, judging by what happened between pair.

Gareth Southgate is stepping up his plans for England's Nations League comeback in September

Gareth Southgate is stepping up his plans for England's Nations League comeback in September

UEFA confirmed that international matches would return in September, news which was met with anger by Premier League bosses amid grave concerns that the games will clash with their plans.

MARTIN SAMUEL: How have the lawmakers made such a horlicks of handball?

MARTIN SAMUEL: How have the lawmakers made such a horlicks of handball?

MARTIN SAMUEL - CHIEF SPORTS WRITER: This is not about technology. Nobody who loves, understands or even appreciates football would come up with the handball law as it is.

Farce as no anti-doping tests were carried out on professional boxers in UK during lockdown

Farce as no anti-doping tests were carried out on professional boxers in UK during lockdown

Boxing has a long history with drugs, and last week heavyweight contender Jarrell Miller (pictured) tested positive for a banned substance a year after he missed a fight with Anthony Joshua.

Bournemouth plotting cost cutting shake-up with Nathan Ake and Josh King among stars for sale

Bournemouth plotting cost cutting shake-up with Nathan Ake and Josh King among stars for sale

EXCLUSIVE BY SAMI MOKBEL: The Cherries are preparing a cost-cutting drive ahead of next season which will include key players Nathan Ake and Josh King being put up for sale.

British gymnasts who competed at Olympics and Commonwealth Games in abuse and bullying claims

British gymnasts who competed at Olympics and Commonwealth Games in abuse and bullying claims

Gymnastics champion Lisa Mason, who competed for Britain at the Sydney Olympics, is among those claiming she suffered abused, some of which she says occurred aged 10.

England set for £70million Six Nations boost as stake of tournament's commercial rights is sold

England set for £70million Six Nations boost as stake of tournament's commercial rights is sold

EXCLUSIVE BY MATT HUGHES: Sportsmail has learned that, as England is the biggest television market, the RFU will get the biggest share of the £300m deal, which will be paid on a sliding scale.

Robin Goodfellow's racing tips: Best bets for Tuesday, July 7

Robin Goodfellow's racing tips: Best bets for Tuesday, July 7

Sportsmail's racing expert Robin Goodfellow dishes out his tips for Tuesday's meetings at Pontefract, Newton Abbot and Leicester.

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