On Saturday, the new English league will kick off, offering a few lures. The return to the top will be sought by the strengthened Manchester United with manager José Mourinho, cannonist Zlatan Ibrahimovic and the world’s most expensive football player Paul Pogba. With the new coaches, the second Manchester City Club (Pep Guardiola) and another giant Chelsea (Antonio Conte) will join the season. The sensational title will be defended by Leicester.
Manchester’s “Red Devils” made a significant purchase in the summer. In return for midfielder Pogby, Juventus paid a record € 105m, Dortmund received midfielder Henrik Mchitarjan (42m euros) and Villarreal defender Eric Bailly (38m euros). Thirty-three-year-old Ibrahimovic at Old Trafford headed after the expiration of a contract in Paris.Germain.
Mourinho wants to get the United title for the first time since 2012/13. “I have sometimes set goals unrealistically during my career, which have been shifted to unexpected levels, with Portem and Intero being triumphs in the Champions League, I want to win the Premier League right here in the first season,” said the three-time English champion with Chelsea.
Experts and fans are looking forward to the Mourinh duel with the Guardiola, who were already rioting in the Spanish league on Real Madrid and Barcelona bench. “I think José rightly said it was not about him or me, but we played many times and I know him well.All the coaches want to win and we are no exception, “said Guardiola, who has been collecting successes in Bayern Munich for the past three years.
Last season, City, who are the biggest favorites of the title , they did not spare in the summer, just behind the John Stones footguard, Ilkaye Gündogan’s midfielder and wing wins Leroy Sanny and Nolita paid 150m euros. Chelsea was in the shadow of Manchester competitors, although she also introduced two big Leicester “Blues” bought midfielder N’Gola Kantho and Marseilles striker Michy Batshuayie.Former Italian Conte coach is set to rectify the unexpected tenth place of the last year.
Leicester has left only Kanté after historical success, while other support of Jamie Varda and Riyadh Mahriz over the interest of larger clubs have remained. According to coach Claudio Ranieri, “Foxes” will be a bigger outsider to win the title than last year, when bookmakers listed the 5000: 1 astronomical course. “Everything is different and we will have to be smart to succeed again, so now it’s 6000: 1.” It is more likely that Piccadilly will land an ET alien, “the Italian strategist said jokingly. >
Deputy Arsenal has left Tomas Rosicky, captain of the national team, after ten years. Former goalkeeper Petr Čech already starts at the Emirates stadium for the second season.Coach Arsena Wenger’s team has only one reinforcement – midfielder Granit Xhak of Mönchengladbach. Arsenal’s English title has been awaiting since 2004.
At least the Tottenham and Liverpool thirds of the last season should fight for the cups. Jürgen Kloppa’s trusted desire to improve the eighth position. The newcomers of the year 2016/17 are Burnley, Middlesbrough and Hull.
Besides Czech goalie, only one Czech representative Matěj Vydra remained in the competition, who will fight for a chance in the attack of Watford. She left definitively to Sheffield Daniel Pudil. In the second English league there will be another defender Tomas Kalas, whom Chelsea sent this time to host Fulham.