The relegation dogfight at the foot of the Premier League looks like being much more of a contest than who will win the league.
The best hope of survival for Cardiff and Huddersfield is that the likes of Burnley, Fulham, Southampton, Newcastle and Crystal Palace all in danger of dropping out of the top flight. It's only October but, right now, it looks as though it is three from seven to drop down into the Championship.
Who spends best in the January transfer window is crucial. We know the Newcastle owner will not spend a penny. If manager Rafa . . .
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