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Sir Alex Ferguson's men have the best defensive record away from home, conceding only seven goals whilst picking up 26 points on their travels away from Old Trafford

January came and went in a hurry as some clubs wrapped up their deadline day deals, while others watched the frenzy of the final day of the transfer window.

But now that the focal point of the teams' and fans' attention has been turned towards the Premier League, a blockbuster fixture in the form of Manchester United's visit to Chelsea lies on the horizon.

Liverpool have a tough task as well, as they host a high flying Tottenham Hotspur side that beat them during their previous visit to Anfield in the league.

Manchester City face a Fulham side having won 16 consecutive games at the Etihad Stadium but the pressure will be on Roberto Mancini's men, since their recent 1-0 defeat to Everton has put United level on points with the league leaders.

All this and more when the action begins to unfold this weekend, as Goal.com brings you the 10 key stats for this round of matches in the Premier League...
Arsenal
v
Blackburn

8 - Robin van Persie has scored more goals than any other player in the history of meetings between the sides with 8, while David Dunn tops the list for Blackburn with 5.

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Norwich
v

Bolton

530 - Jussi Jaaskelainen is joint third in Wanderers’ all-time appearances table with 530 games in his career at the Reebok Stadium. He needs to play in 29 more matches to claim the top spot outright.

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QPR
v
Wolves

11 - Wolves have gone 11 games without recording a win. This poor run stretches back to December 4, meaning they have not won a single league game in two months.

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Stoke
v
Sunderland

7 - Stoke City and Sunderland have met seven times in the Premier League. But on none of those occasions has the away side managed to emerge victorious.

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 West Brom
v
  Swansea

1 - The Welsh side lost only once in January, and also registered their first away win of the season at Aston Villa during the month.

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Wigan
v
  Everton

161 - Wigan Athletic's Victor Moses has made the most runs in the Premier League this season with 161.

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Manchester City
v
Fulham

15 - Neither City nor the Cottagers have kept a clean sheet in the last 15 league clashes between the two clubs.

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Newcastle
v

Aston Villa

4 - Aston Villa forward Darren Bent has managed to score four times in his last five appearances in the top-flight. Only recently, he joined an elite group of footballers who have hit the back of the net 100 times in the Premier League.

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Chelsea
v

 Manchester United

7 - Manchester United have been the most miserly team in defence on their travels, having conceded only seven times away from home this season.

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Liverpool
v

Tottenham

6 - Tottenham Hotspur have beaten Liverpool on only six occasions in the 68 times that they have visited Anfield for a league game. But one of those was the last time these two sides met in the Premier League on Merseyside, when the Londoners went on to claim a 2-0 victory.

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