PL Preview: Ole’s travelling Kings, Gunners hoping for a present and are the omens against Liverpool?

Festive football. There is nothing like it.

And due to the current circumstances there is more for us to sink are teeth into this year, with every game live on TV.

Even BBC have a live Boxing Day game.

I’ve picked out four fixtures that could be key across the weekend.

Ole’s away band to go marching on?

For all the doubts against Ole Gunnar Solksjaer and his side at home this season, there away from has been superb.

It is almost like there is a different side turning up at Old Trafford to the one going around the country.

It can’t be down to fans at different grounds as there are none, but it is strange that a side is so dominant away in terms of results.

The priority is usually home form so if Ole can get that right then his doubters, which include myself, many be forced to eat their words.

Leicester are still up there but haven’t been overly convincing so it could be another W on the away form list for United.

The last game Arteta needed

When you’re in a slump you’d like to be facing a lesser team, so you’ve got a chance of getting a victory.

But for Arsenal and Mikel Arteta its a London rival and a big one at that.

Chelsea have been climbing this season, and will very much fancy this one against an Arsenal side devoid of confidence.

Also, Frank Lampard’s side do perform well against those down the bottom, so it could be a lonely Christmas for Arteta.

Liverpool banker – but omens don’t look good

West Brom travel to Liverpool – home win, absolute banker.

That is what everyone up and down the country will say when they go to put a bet on this weekend.

Liverpool have been looking good even with the odd injury here and there.

In contracts West Brom are in poor form and are transitioning to a new manager.

Big Sam has had a bit more of a look at his squad by now, but it is a huge ask.

However the last side to beat Liverpool at Anfield in any competition? West Brom.

The last manager to win a Premier League game at Anfield? Big Sam.

Make of that what you will.

The master taking on his old apprentice

Nuno used to play under Jose Mourinho, but when Spurs go to Wolves on Sunday he will be hoping to kick Jose when he’s already had a bit of a knock.

Spurs were flying at the top but have suddenly dropped to sixth.

That can soon change in this division with a few wins, but a tough trip to Wolves isn’t going to be easy.

Nuno’s men will be wanting to address a defeat last time out, and will fancy it against a Spurs side who have hit a few speed bumps.

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