The Preview podcast welcomes Kristan Heneage to focus on Sunderland’s management structure as the pod previews the Manchester derby. Who will come out on top? Who will perform? Who has performed so far? Who needs to step up to the plate?

Kartik, Jesse and Kristan pick over the Champions League football and what that leaves us with this weekend. Mancini is buoyant whilst Sir Alex is reserved but delightful as always. Both managers are hard to judge, but this one is framed by history and potential in both camps. Jesse looks over his shoulder for United fans and Kartik decides is City can challenge the champions.

In EPL Talk News we look at racism, relegation and rehashing as everyone seems to be making stupid comments in the press or on the pitch. Where do you stand? Let us know on Twitter or via email:
Kartik: @kkfla737
Jesse: @jessechula
Kristan: @kheneage
Laurence: @lozcast

Let us know what you think as you listen to the pod or contribute your thoughts as the action unfolds and put your view into the forum. Maybe you have a question or an idea to field, this is the place to do it. Let’s EPLTalk…