The Premier League enters its final quarter when it resumes this weekend after international break.

Manchester City are named champions sooner or later after a relentless second half of the season.

That’s about all we know as the race for the top 4 and the fight for survival remain wide open.

Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea are pushing for European places, among others, but may have to settle for the Europa League.

However, the rest of the current campaign could have a huge impact for the next term in office.

How teams and players leave the final stretch can determine where and how they approach summer and beyond.

We take a look at ten questions that need to be answered before the end of the season.

Man City have a comfortable lead at the front

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Are you Utd actually building something?

At the end of last season, United certainly felt they had made great strides.

This year, however, you don’t have the same feeling. They stalled a bit and probably didn’t build on their momentum as fans would have hoped.

A bad summer recruiting didn’t help, but even their performance often left much to be desired.

The results have covered up cracks and your trust in Bruno Fernandes remains a serious problem.

A triumph in the Europa League, however, could prove to be a game changer for a team that has not yet discovered that feeling of victory.

Man Utd was recently eliminated from the FA Cup

Can Leicester survive the course?

Last season they spent the first part of the campaign in second place before ending up in fifth place after a terrible run.

This season they look a lot rounder as they evolve under Brendan Rodgers.

Victories over Liverpool in the league and United in the FA Cup also underscore their development.

Inside the camp you get the feeling that they are rightly in the top four.

However, last season’s demons will stay on their minds, especially when the going gets tough.

Does Liverpool need to address their forward line?

It’s been a terrible year for the Reds as they were just struggling to get into the top four.

An end-of-season injury to Virgil van Dijk was a big problem, but her attack was just as worrying.

Questions are now being asked whether the terrifying trio of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino is actually that terrifying.

A mid-season injury to Diogo Jota wasn’t ideal and his presence may have changed the selection dynamics.

But the teams are learning how to play certain attacks and considering that Liverpool have stayed the same for over three years it is not surprising that they are canceled.

A new face might be the injection that is needed. If they go that route the question will be who loses.

Liverpool's clout has been battling for goals in recent months

Liverpool’s clout has been battling for goals in recent months

Will Chelsea fight for the title next year under Thomas Tuchel?

It was an impressive month in West London for her German manager. He has yet to admit defeat and could deliver Champions League football.

He inherited an elaborately assembled cadre, so a lack of quality would never be a problem.

Yes, elements of the team need to be addressed, but it’s no surprise that Tuchel has a melody from that blues side.

The gap between them and the leaders is huge. So can you really expect them to change that in 12 months?

Thomas Tuchel has had an excellent start in life

Thomas Tuchel has had an excellent start in life

What’s next for Scott Parker?

Fulham could manage another miraculous escape.

At the start of the season, when their defense lost goals, Jamie Carragher declared they would go under.

An effort to fight in the months since then means survival is now within reach. A potentially titanic fight against Newcastle on the final day has long been recorded in the diary.

Parker has been an integral part throughout and its inventory has grown massively.

Should the cottagers go under, he could try to bring them back up after getting a promotion once.

However, if a top division job is available, it could be considered – and rightly so.

Can Steve Bruce weather the Newcastle rush?

95 percent of Newcastle fans want him gone but he’s still committed to the cause.

Bruce was weak last season but made for a comfortable finish in the end. However, this term is far from convenient.

Newcastle face their third relegation in 12 years.

Bruce has turned out to be a lack of answers, and the friction on the training ground sums up the vibe of the club.

Despite all the turmoil, he will almost certainly keep his job should he keep top status

Steve Bruce is under control in Newcastle

Steve Bruce is under control in Newcastle

Is it time for a change at the Crystal Palace?

The Eagles seem like a club that is content to survive the last few years.

However, they are now at a crossroads despite Roy Hodgson’s contract finalizing this summer.

He refused to talk about his future, but now it could be time for a change at Selhurst Park.

The fear will arise from the last change of direction. Frank de Boer’s four-game magic remains a dark and unforgettable moment.

Is Harry Kane looking for new pastures?

We could see some big transfers this summer and a move for Kane could be one of them.

The Tottenham striker turns 28 this summer and faces a crucial decision.

He served for the team in north London for several years and suffered several near misses in the league and cup.

Now, however, they seem to be losing pace significantly and Kane is running out of time to win trophies.

Tottenham may have to finish in the top four and win the Europa League to convince their striker he should do it.

But even if they don’t and he chooses a new challenge, negotiating with Daniel Levy about Kane’s departure is a tedious task.

Harry Kane has been linked with a move

Harry Kane has been linked with a move

Has Mikel Arteta made any progress?

Arsenal finished eighth last season so everything, at least on the surface, will be a drop.

Arteta took advantage of a preseason and an initial full campaign.

Everyone knew the rebuilding job they had before them, but the determination with which he acted and the players who have performed under his leadership make for positive signs.

Bukayo Saka and Emile Smith Rowe are expected to be the club’s future as players like Kieran Tierney continue to improve.

Arteta faces another big summer with some big decisions to be made, but a strong finish is sure to strengthen his hand.

Bukayo Saka and Emile Smith Rowe have been two of Arsenal's top performers this season

Bukayo Saka and Emile Smith Rowe have been two of Arsenal’s top performers this season

Who will win the Golden Boot Shootout?

Kane and Salah top the charts at 17, which means the race is well prepared as we head into the final quarter of the season.

Both players have already claimed the award and are each targeting it for the third time.

However, she wants to reject a strong sideline, with Bruno Fernandes only one behind on the 16th.

Patrick Bamford and Dominic Calvert-Lewin have both scored 14 times but the gap could be too big to back off.

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