Intriguing four-way relegation fight promises plenty of twists and turns

Tension is mounting at the foot of the English Premier League as the fight to avoid relegation builds toward a dramatic conclusion.

With just five games left, rock-bottom Norwich City is seven points from safety and looks certain for a swift return to the second-tier Championship.

Bournemouth and Aston Villa, who currently fill the remaining two places in the relegation zone, are locked in a four-team battle for survival with fellow strugglers Watford and West Ham United.

AFP Sport takes a closer look at the teams scrapping to preserve their top-flight status:

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