Just when Everton fans started to dream a little, recent performances have brought everyone back to reality.
Southampton have reached the quarter-finals of the League Cup for the third year running and face Arsenal in the last eight.
The midfielder has been one of the star men for Liverpool so far this season.
West Ham United are set to take on Manchester United in the quarter-final of the EFL Cup.
Sheffield United have sold some quality players over the years, here's what their starting XI could look like now if they hadn't.
The Argentine is said to be one of the players the club wants to tie down to new deals.
The striker recently helped Celtic secure their place in the Scottish League Cup final.
Sunderland are currently bottom of the Premier League table.
Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers manager Mark Warburton is being linked with Wigan Athletic.
The Tottenham Hotspur boss has been given the nod of approval by the legendary manager.
Early afternoon at Crystal Palace’s Beckenham headquarters and, as first-team players drift off contemplating their pre-match homework, Alan Pardew is talking progress.
The clocks do not go back for another week but it is never too early for a north-east crisis and, sure enough, Sunderland and Middlesbrough already look deeply troubled.
Roy Keane has commented on Tottenham's title chances.