Wolves have pulled away, with a 12 point lead on Villa. But only 7 points separate 2nd from 6th.
Ellis Short is giving Sunderland away for free. But the new owner has to assume the debt. They have about 137 million pounds in debt, split roughly in half between what's owed Short personally and what is owed to Security Bank Corporation. Interest payments run about 8 million pounds per year to Security Bank.
They're looking at a 2nd consecutive relegation, currently at the bottom of the Championship table with 26 points in 33 matches.
Speaking of Liverpool, Steven Gerrard is taking over as boss at Rangers. As if The Old Firm needs more drama...
The Daily Express says that Antonio Conte will leave Chelsea in the next 48 hours and Barcelona manager Luis Enrique is being lined up to replace him.
Pelligrini is the new manager at West Ham. Good luck with that mess.