Tuesday, 22 August, 2017

In EPL, it's a tale of three cities at the top

Bernardo Silva will make immediate Man City impact - Guardiola In EPL, it's a tale of three cities at the top
Lucia Summers | 13 August, 2017, 08:08

While Mourinho has welcomed the new signings, he argues that of greater significance is the fact his team will not have their domestic fixture list disrupted by the Europa League this season.

Manchester City are favourites with the bookmakers (but what do they know?) after splashing bundles of money on defensive players this summer.

Wenger said: "I personally am convinced that will happen soon", with reference to Corinne Diacre, who manages second-tier French team Clermont Foot.

"We want to win more trophies and do better in the Premier League and we're obviously happy to be back in the Champions League". What we had was midfielders, wingers, scoring, central defenders scoring goals at set pieces.

Alex Iwobi has been the standout player in pre-season and should play from the off. Iwobi played the Mesut Özil role against Chelsea but we still expect him to play despite the German's impending return. "I have better conditions to deliver a better season than my first one".

The 2017/18 Premier League season kicks off on Friday evening as Arsenal welcome Leicester City to the Emirates Stadium.

The England Under 20 team won the World Cup this summer, but you can be sure that none of those players will be regular starters in the Premier League. It will be hard for them to stay up, especially the first time around.

Sutton: Conte Could Leave Chelsea If He Does Not Get His Way
"I'm very proud of my players, but in this game we saw two faces - the first half negative and the second half positive". I left because I want to succeed in football, to do great things. "I thought the referee was really good".

Another player with a lot to prove, the Chelsea loanee needs to show he is Premier League class - something he has not had chance to do at Stamford Bridge.

Despite Romelu Lukaku's arrival, Mourinho knows the Belgian can not be relied upon exclusively, and requires more from the likes of Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Marcus Rashford.

"I think they will be absolutely right up there". In the last six or seven years Manchester City didn't buy full backs. We needed to do that because there were four or five players at the end of their contract and we try to make a younger, deeper squad.

"What does it change that you have two years or one year to go?"

"Insecurity goes quickly through a team and we had many experienced defenders out tonight - Koscielny, Mustafi, Mertesacker".

Jose Mourinho's side drew 10 times at home in the Premier League last season.

It may be recalled here that United have already bolstered their squad with the addition of Romelu Lukaku, Nemanja Matic and Victor Lindelof. The Foxes finished 12th last season and will be hoping to better that position once again.

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