In what has been a fairytale season so far, Leicester City sit five points clear at the top of the Premier League table with just seven games remaining.

Only recently have people actually begun to believe that the Foxes could actually win the title, but there are still some who think they’re ready to implode and let Tottenham or Arsenal pip in and steal it away from them, despite the points gaps between the sides.

History is often an indicator for future success, so we’ve looked back at every team who’ve been top after playing 31 games since the Premier League moved to its current format of 20 teams to see how those teams ended the season.

Does history suggest that the Foxes will win the title:

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