After another short burst the Premier League prepares for another hiatus after this weekend's eighth round of fixtures.
The headline match is the top-of-the-table clash between Manchester City and Liverpool.
Both sides are unbeaten and are level at the top on 19 points, with City ahead on goal difference.
That kicks off at 7.30pm on Sunday UAE time.
Also on Sunday you have Chelsea in action at Southampton at 5.15pm and Fulham v Arsenal at 3pm.
Jose Mourinho's Manchester United will look to put a tough week behind them when they face struggling Newcastle United at 8.30pm on Saturday, with five other games kicking off at 6pm that day.
There is also a Friday match this week, with in-form West Ham United visiting Brighton & Hove Albion for a game that starts at 11pm.
Read predictions on how the action is expected to unfold by sports editor Graham Caygill in the gallery above.
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