The team also will not have to play in the Champions League unlike their title rivals, and may not take the Europa League all that seriously.
Gundogan made 16 appearances for City last season before suffering cruciate ligament damage in his knee last December.
In an interview on Sky Sports, the former Liverpool and Tottenham midfielder said that if Jose Mourinho splashes another huge fee on one player in particular, the title race will be over before it even begins.
Chelsea won’t win back-to-back English Premier League titles, but it won’t be for a lack of trying. Although Conte has brought in striker Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid, he is finding it hard to sell another forward – Diego Costa.
LONDON-After three years away, the 2017-18 Premier League balance of power has returned to Manchester.
People may have baulked at the price director of football Txiki Begiristain forked out on the full-backs this summer, but it’s already looking like an investment that will pay off for the club.
The Gunners bought Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon, but unless Alexis Sanchez stays, in his final year of his contract, it may be that Arsenal have just treaded water.
Bournemouth’s Eddie Howe, who is the Premier League’s youngest boss at 39, wore skinny black jeans, trainers and a dark jacket, while Burnley manager Sean Dyche gave a thumbs up to the cameras before heading inside.
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For one thing, they will have Champions League commitments to fulfil, and, just to make things tougher, their first four Champions League games are all followed by league matches against top five sides. Manchester City conceded 39 goals last season and have responded by buying no defensive midfielders and no centre-halves.
Mohamed Salah was a great signing for Liverpool, and I’m still very upset that Jurgen Klopp didn’t end up Arsenal’s manager. Arsene Wenger took charge of Arsenal in October 1996 so will reach 21 years in charge during this season.
“Each year the League gets bigger and more competitive, and after a long summer break everyone’s excited about it returning”, said Tom Roberts of Shoot Music.
They’ve not made a single major signing over the summer, and they won’t have the cacophonous atmosphere of White Hart Lane to call upon either, with Spurs set to play out of Wembley as their venerable old home is fully refurbished.