Psychologists will tell you that delaying gratification can be a powerful thing.
Aston Villa drew 0-0 with Derby County on Saturday evening.
The ex-Sunderland striker and former Tottenham Hotspur forward both made our Week 24 line-up along with the likes of Cristian Roldan and David Accam.
Ander Herrera, Michael Carrick and Luke Shaw have been waxing lyrical about the early-season performances of their Manchester United teammate, Eric Bailly.
A deal has reportedly been agreed to bring goalkeeper Claudio Bravo to the Etihad. How have Man City fans taken the news?
Liverpool haven't won a trophy since 2012, and have only won the one prize since 2006. The club is crying out for silverware.
The club are reportedly keen to keep hold of the Uruguayan, who has been linked with a move away this summer.
Everton manager Ronald Koeman revealed at the weekend that Romelu Lukaku wants to stay at Everton.
Sunderland lost 2-1 to Middlesbrough on Sunday afternoon.
West Ham United beat Bournemouth 1-0 in their first Premier League match at the former Olympic Stadium.
In the end nobody was on fire at the Parc des Princes. No one seemed that terrified either, except perhaps those spectators haunted by the possibility this gruelling last-16 match might stretch on into extra time.
Poland will bring the curtain up on the Euro 2016 quarter-finals when they meet Portugal in Marseille on Thursday, just as they opened the last 16 on Saturday.
Dimitri Payet has been a revelation since his move to West Ham United a year ago today.