Manchester United top, Newcastle above Liverpool – how the Premier League table looks since football’s return

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The Premier League has been back for a few weeks now and some teams have coped better with the restart than others. We had three months without a ball being kicked due to the coronavirus pandemic as the UK went into lockdown. Bruno Fernandes has led a rejuvenated Manchester United since football’s return There was always going to be some rustiness with teams being unable to train for most of that time while preparations were gradually stepped up ahead of the June 17 restart. Teams like Norwich and Bournemouth have been horribly out of form in their four games back while Manchester United are at the opposite end and look like a different side. talkSPORT.com has taken a look at what the table looks like since the top flight returned last month. *Most teams have played four games but some have played five, due to having a match in hand before the restart, while Everton and Tottenham are on three ahead of their Monday night clash. Mystic Al: Alan Brazil knew Man United starlet Mason Greenwood was going to be special way back in January 1. Manchester United – 10 points AFP or Licensors Mason Greenwood has been on fire since the Premier League’s return 2. Man City – 9 points (5 games) getty Man City’s highlights include a 4-0 thrashing of Liverpool 3. Arsenal – 9 points (5 games) Getty Images – Getty Bukayo Saka netted a stunner in Arsenal’s win against Wolves 4. Chelsea – 9 points Frank Lampard is hoping to secure Champions League football for Chelsea 5. Southampton – 9 points AFP or licensors Danny Ings has three goals for Southampton since the Premier League returned 6. Wolves – 9 points AFP or Licensors Wolves dropped points since the restart when they lost to Arsenal at the weekend 7. Newcastle – 8 points Getty Images – Getty Steve Bruce has led Newcastle United comfortably to Premier League safety in his first season 8. Liverpool – 7 points AFP or licensors Liverpool have stuttered slightly since the Premier League returned 9. Everton – 7 points (3 games) Getty Images – Getty Carlo Ancelotti will be hoping to lead Everton to a top half finish 10. Brighton – 7 points Getty Images – Getty Brighton’s form has seen them move nine points clear of the relegation zone 11. Burnley – 7 points Burnley have won two of their four matches since the restart 12. Leicester – 5 points getty images – getty Jamie Vardy joined the Premier League 100 club at the weekend 13. Sheffield United – 5 points (5 games) Sheffield United have struggled to find their form since the restart 14. Tottenham – 4 points (3 games) Getty Images – Getty The break from football helped Harry Kane return for Tottenham from injury 15. West Ham – 4 points Getty West Ham had a surprising win over Chelsea 16. Crystal Palace – 3 points Getty Images – Getty Crystal Palace won their first game back but have lost three in a row 17. Aston Villa – 2 points (5 games) Getty Images – Getty Aston Villa are one of the favourites to get relegated 18. Watford – 1 point Getty – Pool Watford have had problems both on and off the pitch 19. Bournemouth – 0 points Bournemouth lost 5-2 to Manchester United at the weekend 20. Norwich – 0 points Getty Images – Getty Norwich’s hopes of staying up are fading quickly,
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