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Arsenal, meanwhile, will be looking to remain in the top half of the table ahead of their Europa League semi-final second leg against Villarreal on Thursday.

The Blades are 18 points adrift and it will be mathematically impossible for them to escape the drop should they lose at Molineux and Newcastle United beat West Ham United.

The Magpies lost 3-1 to Manchester United on Sunday evening, whereas Wolves’ turnaround in fortunes continued with a 1-0 win over Leeds United.

The Red Devils have drawn three of their last four league games and are now 10 points adrift of leaders Manchester City, while Newcastle are six points above the relegation zone.

For the second time in as many seasons, the Saints found themselves on the wrong end of the Premier League’s biggest-ever scoreline, but this afternoon they take on a Newcastle side in even worse form.

While most of the rest of the top flight focus on FA Cup matters, two sides in growing need of a victory will look to overturn their recent fortunes with three valuable Premier League points at Villa Park.

The Gunners will enter the match off the back of three straight Premier League victories, but Newcastle are winless in their last six matches in all competitions during a disappointing run.

City eased into the last four of the EFL Cup with a dominant 4-1 win on Arsenal’s turf, whereas Newcastle bowed out of the competition as they lost 1-0 at Championship side Brentford.
City eased into the last four of the EFL Cup with a dominant 4-1 win on Arsenal’s turf, whereas Newcastle bowed out of the competition as they lost 1-0 at Championship side Brentford.

The two sides went toe-to-toe before late goals by Stuart Dallas, Ezgjan Alioski and Jack Harrison secured the points for Marcelo Bielsa’s side who, again showed why they had been so good to watch since their top-flight return.