Southampton struggled during the early stages of Claude Puel's tenure, but have recovered well, and now find themselves in the top half of the table.
Benitez was full of praise for the Newcastle United midfielder after their 3-1 win over Brentford.
The former Chelsea striker withdrew himself from selection for Sunday's 2-2 draw at Stade Saputo after learning he would not be in the starting XI.
Aston Villa took a point from their game against Wolves as Steve Bruce's first game in charge ended on a positive note.
Graeme Souness has a warning for Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool and Manchester City.
After his man of the match performance against Tottenham, we ask whether Ben Foster is West Bromwich Albion’s best goalkeeper of all time.
Don Hutchison was seemingly not impressed with Simone Zaza’s performance for West Ham United against Crystal Palace at the weekend.
Austin is in fine goalscoring form so far.
West Ham United beat Crystal Palace 1-0 in their most recent outing.
The German recently celebrated his first year in charge at Liverpool.
Arsène Wenger believes Arsenal’s heavy investment this summer and greater experience throughout their squad leaves them better placed to force passage into the latter stages of the Champions League than in recent seasons as he prepares to lead the club into a 19th successive campaign in the competition.
Most fans might say Sergio Ramos, Eric Bailly, John Terry or Ashley Williams is the best defender in Europe. But based on the stats, they'd be wrong - it's Hull City's Curtis Davies.
The ex-Everton goalkeeper and former Tottenham Hotspur forward both feature in our Week 27 line-up along with the likes of Jozy Altidore and Diego Fagundez.