The relentless pursuit of glory continues as the Manchester derby and a huge clash in Italy headline the footballing weekend.
As well as previews to all the big games, Joleon Lescott’s column returns and two Arsenal legends chat to us.
Lescott’s Manchester derby preview
LiveScore columnist Lescott played in his fair share of Manchester derbies during his Manchester City career — and now he has picked his ultimate combined XI.
But who has the ex-England defender selected? Has he gone for a City-heavy line-up or do some Manchester United players sneak into the side?
Check out his side, his thoughts on the derby and predictions for Premier League Matchday 28. 
Premier League preview
That clash between City and United dominates a big weekend of action at both ends of the table.
Liverpool welcome West Ham to Anfield looking to pile the pressure on City ahead of Sunday’s derby, while Chelsea and Arsenal travel to relegation-threatened Burnley and Watford respectively.
At the bottom, basement boys Norwich host free-falling Brentford tomorrow, while Everton visit Tottenham on Monday night. 

Arsenal gunning for top four

With United and West Ham facing tough trips to City and Liverpool, Arsenal may end the weekend back in the top four.

The Gunners have not qualified for the Champions League since the 2015-16 campaign. But with games in hand they are in the driving seat to do just that under Mikel Arteta.

Speaking exclusively to LiveScore at the London Football Awards, Alan Smith and George Graham gave their thoughts on the North London club’s bid to secure a place at European football’s top table. 

The big games do not stop in the fascinating Serie A title race as joint-leaders Napoli and AC Milan meet at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on Sunday night.

Their clash opens the door for Inter Milan, two points behind them, to take advantage as they welcome rock-bottom Salernitana to the San Siro tonight.

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