Everton extended their unbeaten run to eight games at Middlesbrough on Saturday, though there was an air of disappointment attached to the 0-0 draw. Intermittent flat performances and results such as this are why Everton are likely to end this season as "the best of the rest."
There are plenty of positives and potential at present, but manager Ronald Koeman will know his squad remains a work in progress and requires additional game-changing quality.
Liverpool still haven't won a league game in 2017. They host rivals Tottenham on Saturday evening with both sides still hoping for a slip-up from Chelsea in their pursuit of the title.
Elsewhere, there's a monster of a game at the Liberty, with Leicester facing Swansea as their relegation battle takes another twist. The champions are in danger of going down, just one point off the bottom three ahead of the weekend, and could even start the game in the relegation zone if results go against...
One exceptional performance is all it takes to reopen the Romelu Lukaku rumour mill. Along with his undoubted ability, media focus following his four-goal heroics against Bournemouth helps to explain why Everton are keen to extend his current contract.
Manager Ronald Koeman views Lukaku as the focal point in this new-look team, calling on Everton to show ambition and prove this remains the best place for the Premier League top scorer.
On the back of successive bottom-half finishes, such a statement...
Who is the best purchase in your club's history and who flopped the most?
ESPN FC asked our club bloggers for their all-time tops and flops in the transfer market. Whether goal scoring machines or cult heroes, big money flops or reviled characters, the good and bad of each Premier League side's business down the years is here.
Top: Frank Lampard. Went on to become Chelsea's all time record goalscorer with 211 goals from 649 appearances in all competitions. In a glittering...
It has been another action-packed weekend in the Premier League. Iain Macintosh looks back at the best and worst performances.
We were just seconds away from another typical Manchester City result. A commanding performance. An opening goal. A long period of dominance. An unexpected equaliser. The full-time whistle. The strange sense that this wasn't how it looked in the brochure. Angry radio phone-ins. A surfeit of long reads on Pep Guardiola's struggle to settle in England. Streams...