As the English Premier League season winds toward its conclusion, the race for a spot in the top four and the Champions League spot that comes along with it is heating up. There are still a couple berths up for grabs heading into the final weeks.
Rivals Manchester United and Manchester City are both going to earn one barring a massive collapse. That leaves two spots available among Chelsea, Tottenham, Arsenal, Everton and, if everything falls exactly in their favor, Liverpool.
While those clubs battle for positioning and others attempt to fight off relegation, the secondary focus around the league is the summer transfer window. The rumor mills are starting to heat up as managers begin to plot their offseason strategies.
It all makes for a hectic sprint to the finish. Let's examine some of the latest rumors from around the league, followed by a preview of the week's top match and predictions for all next weekend's Premier League action.