Early season pace-setters: Chelsea, Newcastle, Manchester United and more

High-flying Manchester City entertain Bournemouth at the Etihad Stadium looking to maintain their 100 per cent record on Saturday afternoon.

Pep Guardiola has made an immediate impact since taking over from Manuel Pellegrini and is on his way to adding another trophy to his impressive collection.

But what does a fast start in the Premier league mean in terms of title glory? If Manchester City collect all three points on Saturday, they will become only the sixth club to have won their first five league games.

Here talkSPORT looks at previous early season pace-setters and how they finished come the end of the season.

Check out the gallery above. 

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