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- Chelsea look set to win the Premier League title and hold a 10-point lead
- Behind them, the chasing pack are bidding to secure a top-four finish
- Tottenham, Manchester City and Liverpool currently hold the remaining places
- Manchester United and Arsenal sit fifth and sixth with games in hand
- Sportsmail's reporters make their picks as the season reaches the home straight
Chelsea may be running away with the Premier League title but the race to secure a top four spot is set to go down to the wire.
Antonio Conte's side lead the table by 10 points with 10 games remaining, but the chasing pack still have work to do in order to secure Champions League football next season.
Here, Sportsmail's team of reporters have their say on who makes it in, as two of the Premier League big boys face the real possibility of missing out on the top level of European competition.
For the first time since 1996, Arsene Wenger and Arsenal could miss out on a top-four finish
Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola are both battling to ensure top-four finishes for their sides
MATT BARLOW - 1. Chelsea, 2. Tottenham, 3. Manchester City, 4. Liverpool
No-one is catching Chelsea, 10 clear with a friendly run-in.
Spurs must beat their nerves to be the best of the rest based but they are well-balanced, organised defensively and growing in stature which can give them the edge over erratic City.
Arsenal usually make it into the top four somehow but it’s impossible to see beyond their dreadful form. They have lost four of the last five and seem to be in a complete mess.
Man United’s form is solid and they are creeping up, but they draw too many games and the fixtures are tough with Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham, Everton and Man City to play. Seven of the last 11 are away from home.
When push comes to shove Mourinho will focus on a winnable Europa League as the ticket back to the Champions League and Liverpool can hold them off on the basis of an easier run-in.
Klopp’s side have stumbled all season against teams they ought to beat but have none of the top six to play in their final nine games.
There is surely no catching Conte's Chelsea at the top of the Premier League table
JOE BERNSTEIN - 1. Chelsea, 2. Tottenham, 3. Manchester City, 4. Liverpool
Tottenham have enough points on the board already to offset the loss of Harry Kane and should pick up at least four more from their next two games at Burnley and Swansea.
Manchester City have a tough fixture list but they are playing well while Liverpool have no more big-six fixtures left, be consistent and they'll make it.
Missing out are Manchester United, who don't need top four to get into the Champions League and have to visit Arsenal and Spurs in the final three matches, Arsenal who have collapsed in confidence and Everton, who are in great form but running out of games. They have to win at Anfield in their next game to have any chance.
Tottenham are in a good position despite losing the firepower of Harry Kane to injury
SAMI MOKBEL - 1. Chelsea, 2. Tottenham, 3. Manchester City, 4. Liverpool
Chelsea look like a well oiled machine and won’t capitulate; Spurs, without the hassle of European football, are a shoo-in; City, despite their early Champions League exit, have too much quality and Liverpool can focus solely on getting into the top-four.
That means Manchester United and Arsenal will miss out. United are building up a head of steam but their Europa League commitments will have an impact. Arsenal, unless things improve rapidly, face a fight to stay in the top six.
KIERAN GILL -1. Chelsea, 2. Manchester City, 3. Tottenham, 4. Arsenal
Arsenal still have to play Manchester City, Tottenham and Manchester United before the season is over.
For some strange reason, I have a suspicious that Arsene Wenger will sneak into fourth.
This means Jose Mourinho's United miss out, though they can qualify for the Champions League via the Europa League.
Wenger has been under serious pressure this season, but Kieran Gill can see him taking fourth
MARTHA KELNER -1. Chelsea, 2. Manchester City, 3. Tottenham, 4. Liverpool
With Spurs expecting Harry Kane back for the final few games I think they'll hang on though I expect City to nudge ahead.
If Liverpool can play close to the level they managed at Manchester City on Sunday that fourth place should be theirs, despite United having a couple of games in hand.
ROB DRAPER - 1. Chelsea, 2. Tottenham, 3. Manchester City, 4. Liverpool
The major scrap will be between Man United and Liverpool for fourth. United's fixtures - both their difficulty and the number of them - suggest they are unlikely to make up the gap on Liverpool.
And the fact that he could win two trophies in his first season and that the Europa League offers a way into the Champions League means Jose Mourinho would probably be fine with that if he's in the Europa League final (which he will believe he will win).
Manchester United and Liverpool could be scrapping it out for fourth, according to Rob Draper
DOMINIC KING - 1. Chelsea, 2. Tottenham, 3. Liverpool, 4. Manchester City
First place has long since been sewn up and Tottenham, though it was nervy against Southampton, took a step towards securing the bridesmaid's spot. Their form at White Hart Lane has been excellent and that will prove the difference.
The way Liverpool played yesterday - and the teams they have to face - gives every reason to believe they will finish in third, with Manchester City squeezing into the last spot.
City have some difficult fixtures to play, as well as the FA Cup semi-final, and they will drop more points.
Manchester United will miss out but that won't be such a problem because I fully expect them to win the Europa League. Jose Mourinho has targeted this competition all season.
That leaves Arsenal. They are imploding and the rot, this time, looks irreversible.
Manchester United could still qualify for the Champions League by winning the Europa League
SAM CUNNINGHAM - 1. Chelsea, 2. Manchester City, 3. Tottenham, 4. Manchester United
No-one is catching Chelsea, that's a given. I think Pep Guardiola will have the edge over Mauricio Pochettino in the final run-in and beat them to second place.
For fourth spot I fancy Jose Mourinho, with Manchester United's games in hand, to grind his way into the top four.
MIKE ANSTEAD - 1. Chelsea, 2. Manchester City, 3. Manchester United, 4. Tottenham
Manchester City will be kicking themselves for not pushing Chelsea more given their attack is packed full of talent.
That line-up should seal them second spot, while United should kick on late to make it along with Spurs if they can keep Dele Alli fit and get Harry Kane back swiftly.
Arsenal and Liverpool are just too inconsistent for me and I can't see that changing. I expect them both to be pipped in what should be a late scramble.
Manchester City have a team packed with firepower, including Argentine Sergio Aguero
ADAM SHERGOLD - 1. Chelsea, 2. Tottenham, 3. Manchester City, 4. Manchester United
Obviously Chelsea will be champions and the strength of Tottenham's home form should see them secure second place.
I think City have enough to preserve the current five-point gap to fifth.
I can then see Man United, who have shown remarkable consistency to remain unbeaten for so long, sneaking fourth place ahead of Liverpool. The gap is two points and they still have two matches in hand, provided they can deal with the fatigue of playing in the Europa League as well.
I'm afraid Arsenal will also miss out, they are in free-fall and face a fiendish run-in.
Alexis Sanchez adopts a familiar pose of dejection during Arsenal's defeat by West Brom
CHRIS WHEELER - 1. Chelsea, 2. Manchester City, 3. Tottenham, 4. Liverpool
Chelsea are home and hosed so we’re only really talking about the other three positions.
Manchester City will kick on and take second after going out of Europe, and I would expect Tottenham to be in the top three.
The battle for fourth could well come down to Liverpool and Manchester United. Jose Mourinho’s side have games in hand but a much tougher run-in with fixtures against Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham, City and Everton to come.
I think that, combined with their Europa League commitments, may prove too much of a challenge for them.