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The week starts with a bang on Tuesday, as Arsenal are set to host Wigan in a match that will have serious implications for both the Champions League and relegation battles.
For Arsenal, a win will put them back into fourth place and a point clear of Tottenham heading into the final Sunday of the season. But a loss or tie would mean they would finish fifth if Spurs won their final game.
One major advantage for Arsenal is that their Sunday foe, Newcastle, ensured a spot in the Premier League next season with a win this weekend. St James' Park may not be as difficult a spot to play in now with Newcastle's relegation battle behind them.
For Wigan, a loss to Arsenal means relegation, a tie essentially means relegation (Sunderland has a huge advantage in goal differential) and a win will put them just a point shy of Sunderland for 17th place. With a game against Aston Villa on Sunday (currently five points clear of Wigan in 16th place), Wigan can guarantee a spot in the Premier League next year with two wins.
Given their huge advantage in goal differential compared to Tottenham, Chelsea will be playing only for positioning in the Champions League against Everton on Sunday. A loss and two Arsenal wins would drop the Blues into fourth place and force them into the qualifying stage.
Speaking of Tottenham, the team will not have an easy task when it faces Sunderland, currently embroiled in a battle to remain in the Premier League next season. Still, with all of the late-game drama Spurs have managed of late, it is hard to see them losing that contest.
Both Southampton and Fulham will be fighting for their Premier League lives as well (against Stoke City and Swansea City, respectively), as a loss and two Wigan wins would drop them into the relegation zone. If each team remained tied at 40 points, Fulham would be relegated on goal differential.
Finally, there is the little matter of Sir Alex Ferguson's final game at the helm of Manchester United when the team travels to The Hawthorns to face West Brom. The result means absolutely nothing for either team, but the occasion will surely be one to remember, as one of the game's great legends says goodbye once and for all.
On what promises to be a manic Sunday, Sir Alex will go out in style, a champion once again.