This Premier League season has been unique in more ways than one.
Liverpool have failed to contend for their first-ever Premier League title from last season, Manchester City are running away with it, again… and West Ham are making a charge for the top four.
All of this makes for exciting football nonetheless, but we tend to forget that there are battles at the other end of the table too. So, of the current clubs at the bottom, who are most likely to face the chop?
The Blades had a fantastic campaign last season with them managing to finish 9th in their first Premier League season which was an incredible feat given their spending and squad at the time who proved more than able to hold their own in the league with Chris Wilder at the helm.
Sadly for them, this season has seen a completely different side from the one we got to know last season, so much so that Mr Sheffield United himself, Chris Wilder, has lost his job halfway through the season.
West Bromwich Albion
I don’t mean any disrespect towards Baggies fans here, but I think that Sheffield United’s downfall has taken away from just how bad West Brom have been.
The side started the season after automatic promotion with Slaven Bilic at the helm – seven months down the line and Bilic is out and Big Sam is in in his attempt to try and save another club from imminent relegation.
Despite his record of keeping club’s up, I really don’t see where West Brom will manage to scrape enough points to leap above the clubs above them such as Fulham, Newcastle, and maybe even Brighton, and I can see them going down.
It pains me to write this as I like Newcastle as a club, but with the current circumstances and with Steve Bruce in charge I feel like they will be going down.
Below them is currently Fulham who have picked up some important points recently and Scott Parkers side are playing some great football right now, as well as the fact that above Newcastle is Brighton and Burnley, and they are tough competition for Newcastle to catch up on.
I think Newcastle are set to ace the drop but hopefully they will make their way back up quickly enough.
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