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Football news LIVE: Premier League build-up as angry Cristiano Ronaldo bites at Messi fan


Saturday marks a huge day of Premier League football with implications at both ends of the table, with seven matches taking place to kick the weekend off in style. Express Sport provides all the latest football news, views and scores, so stay tuned throughout the day.

Manchester City host Newcastle United in an enticing encounter to start the day’s action, with Pep Guardiola’s side knowing they can close the gap on leaders Arsenal to two points with a win.

The Gunners host AFC Bournemouth, Chelsea welcome Leeds United and Tottenham Hotspur travel to Wolves a couple of hours later as part of five 3pm kick-offs.

Southampton vs Leicester City is Saturday’s late kick-off, as the Saints attempt to mix-up the relegation battle further in response to their humiliating FA Cup exit to Grimsby Town midweek.

Away from the Premier League action, Cristiano Ronaldo was filmed angrily reacting to a young fan’s Lionel Messi joke after an Al-Nassr game. Meanwhile, a Manchester United star faces a snub from Gareth Southgate’s England squad.

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