Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal could be waving goodbye to the Premier League if he can’t secure a top four place on the final weekend.
His Red Devils side needs to beat Bournemouth on Sunday and hope neighbours Man City lose at Swansea.
LVG says: “I think it is still possible but it is not in our own hands and that is the difference.
The Dutchman still has an FA Cup final against Crystal Palace to win but even that might not convince the Old Trafford hierarchy that he should see out the final year of his contract.
Arsenal are guaranteed a top four finish for a 20th consecutive season under Arsene Wenger. A point on Sunday against bottom club Aston Villa would secure them the third spot and a place in the group phase of the Champions League for a 19th straight year.
They could even finish second if they win and north London rivals Tottenham Hotspur lose at Newcastle United, whose relegation was confirmed on Wednesday.
West Ham face Stoke away on Sunday knowing a win would probably seal a place in the Europa League next season as they begin a new era at the 60 000 seater Olympic Stadium.