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5 talking points: Three clubs battle for Premier League survival on last day

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All eyes will be on the battle for survival and the scrap for the final European place on the final day of Premier League season on Sunday.Here, the PA news agency looks at the main talking points.Everton are one of three clubs in danger, with two making the drop alongside already-relegated Southampton this weekend.But the Toffees at least have control of their own destiny heading into a Goodison Park clash against Bournemouth, knowing that a 70th-successive season in the top-flight awaits if they match the results of Leicester and Leeds.It promises to be a nervous afternoon, though, with Everton’s cause not helped by injury absentees Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Nathan Patterson and Ben Godfrey.Seven years after the charismatic Claudio Ranieri masterminded Leicester’s stunning Premier League title triumph, the Foxes look Championship-bound.They host West Ham knowing that victory over the Hammers might not be enough to keep them in the top division.Dean Smith’s team must win and hope Everton do not collect maximum points against Bournemouth, otherwise their fate will be sealed.

It is all a far cry from May 7, 2016, when Ranieri and captain Wes Morgan held aloft the Premier League trophy.Sam Allardyce faced mission improbable when he was parachuted in as Leeds manager with just four games of the season left after Javi Gracia was sacked.And so it has proved, with Allardyce overseeing one draw and two defeats so far.Nothing less than a win will do for Leeds against Tottenham at Elland Road and even then they need the results from both the Everton and Leicester matches to go their way.Tottenham have their own targets to worry about during their trip to West Yorkshire.

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