BREAKING NEWS: EPL clubs ‘questioning integrity of title race’ over Arsenal, Liverpool fixture changes

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Premier League clubs are “questioning the integrity of the title race” over the latest batch of rescheduled fixtures.

The league has announced matches that have been selected for live TV broadcast for the final two gameweeks in April, while six previously postponed fixtures were also rescheduled.

A closer look shows that Tottenham have been given 15 days off before the North derby against Arsenal on Sunday, April 28.

That game, which could still be rearranged if Mikel Arteta's reach the Champions League semi-finals, comes in a busy run of fixtures for the Gunners, who play four times during Spurs' period of rest.

According to The Mirror, that fixture – along with several other decisions – has caused indignation from clubs. Some of them fear the rescheduling could play a huge role in deciding the title race.

Also, Liverpool in the Merseyside derby at Goodison Park on Wednesday, April 24, before playing West Ham in the Saturday lunchtime kick-off.

That match could actually move, though, with Spurs vs Arsenal taking the lunchtime TV slot, if Arsenal are playing in the Champions League semi-finals.

That has created a degree of uncertainty over the schedule for both Liverpool and Arsenal, though title rivals have no such issues.

City's match against Tottenham is one of four outstanding fixtures yet to be rescheduled, along with Spurs' trip to Stamford Bridge to face Chelsea as well as the Blues' away clash at Brighton and 's showdown with .

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