As teams come back from the first ever Premier League winter break, some will be feeling excited to build on a strong first half of the season.
But for others the year has been desperately disappointing, with many big guns yet to fire on all cylinders.
Top brass at Tottenham, Manchester United and Arsenal will all be hoping for more from their stars as the sides sit 6th, 8th and 10th respectively. While Leicester City, Sheffield United and Wolves will be chuffed with their 3rd, 5th and 9th places.
Here, Sportsmail look at each club’s expectation at the start of the season, where they sit following the winter break and the remaining fixtures.
League leaders Liverpool have dominated this season, with the speed and ability of Mo Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino raising hopes that the Premier League will be on its way to Anfield in May.
Klopp has raised expectations at Anfield since joining in 2015, but his team’s efforts this season must be beyond even his expectations.
Liverpool have dominated largely thanks to the speed and ability of Mo Salah and Sadio Mane
Klopp has built the Reds into one of Europe’s most formidable clubs, winning last season’s Champions…