Competition between top clubs in Europe doesn't only happen on the pitch, but also outside of it, notably in terms of buying or purchasing players and this situation seemingly occurred between Atletico Madrid with Barcelona.
Real Madrid might not have the best of start in their Spanish La Liga season, but Los Blancos continue to fill their trophy cabinet as this weekend Zinedine Zidane's men won their second FIFA Club World Cup title.
After seemingly getting themselves back running well in the league, Arsenal picked up minor set backs as they haven't won in their last three games in the Premier League following their 0-0 draw against West Ham this midweek.
Manchester City's winning run continue this midweek as they trashed Swansea City 4-0 which also break the Premier League record for consecutive victories.
Pep Guardiola's men have now surpassed Arsenal's previous 14 consecutive league wins as City's midweek glory was practically their 15th on the trot.
Chelsea didn't have to wait that long before bouncing back from their weekend defeat as this midweek Antonio Conte's men get themselves back on winning ways
Following their shock 1-0 defeat from West Ham United, The Blues were able to pick themselves up straight away with a convincing 3-1 victory over newly promoted Huddersfield Town.
Champions League knock out stages round will already treat football lovers with tons of excitement with several interesting matches between top teams, notably Real Madrid's clash against Paris Saint Germain.
Manchester City's title bid looking smoother following their thrilling 2-1 win over their closet rival, Manchester United on Sunday.
Playing away from home didn't stop City from taking a positive approach with their attacking display and ball possession style straight from kick off.
Chelsea's ambition to defend their English Premier League title seems to be fading even further this weekend following their shock defeat against West Ham United.
Playing on an early fixture, The Blues had a big chance in cutting their gap with the top teams above them and also putting some pressure too with all three points.
Manchester City's unbeaten run in English Premier League coming to an end this past weekend following their 4-3 defeat from Liverpool, but that result apparently still not affecting the bookmakers odds on their success this season.
Let's face it Manchester City looks like it has the English Premier League all bottled up and tied in a big red bow for the win. At the present time, and being 14 points ahead of the next team, it looks like it's a done deal.
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The year 2017 is set to end but that doesn't mean that English Premier League will stop its' thrills despite current dominance of Manchester City as there's still plenty exciting matches that fans can expect to encounter in 2018.
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