Southampton lead England’s top division for the first time in 32 years after beating Newcastle on Friday – but which current Premier League club has waited the longest to top the table?
Before Friday, the Saints last reached the summit of England’s top division in 1988, the same year Alan Shearer made his debut for the south-coast side. But what is the longest wait for current top-flight clubs?
Here, we count down each club’s waiting time in reverse order…
20. Southampton (0 days)
19. Liverpool (one days)
Last topped table: Thursday, 5 November 2020
18. Everton (seven days)
Last topped table: Friday, 30 October 2020