The PL table since Emile Smith Rowe broke through at Arsenal

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Since starring in Arsenal’s 3-1 win against Chelsea last December, Emile Smith Rowe has gone from strength to strength.

Smith Rowe is now one of the first names on Mikel Arteta’s teamsheet and his breakthrough has coincided with a marked upturn in their fortunes.

We’ve taken a look at how the Premier League table would look if it began on Boxing Day 2020. Note: all teams have played 35 league games unless it’s stated otherwise.

1. Man City – 86 points (36 games played)
2. Chelsea – 68 points 
3. West Ham – 67 points (GD +23)
4. Arsenal – 67 points (GD +22)
5. Man Utd – 65 points (36 games played)
6. Liverpool – 60 points
7. Leicester – 54 points
8. Leeds – 53 points (GD +7)
9. Tottenham – 53 points (GD +5)
10. Everton – 48 points
11. Brighton – 46 points
12. Aston Villa – 43 points (37 games played)
13. Wolves – 41 points (GD -12) 
14. Crystal Palace – 41 points (GD -18) 
15. Burnley – 34 points (36 games played)
16. Southampton – 33 points 
17. Newcastle – 32 points (36 games played)
18. Sheff Utd – 21 points (24 games played)
19. West Brom – 19 points (24 games played)
20. Fulham – 18 points (24 games played)
21. Brentford – 12 points (11 games played)
22. Watford – 10 points (11 games played)
23. Norwich – 5 points (11 games played)


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