Aston Villa are braced for January approaches from both Manchester United and Manchester City for England ace Jack Grealish. However, champions Liverpool have distanced themselves from suggestions that they are monitoring Grealish's future – amid claims Mo Salah is unhappy. The Villa captain has taken his game to new heights this term as he has starred for England.
Leicester City moved in behind Manchester United at the head of the standings with a 2-0 success over Southampton.
Two of the English top-flight's five best players will do battle when Liverpool meet Manchester United at Anfield.