Fans have been waiting for this day, after a long summer with a lot preparations, pre-season, tours and players’ purchase. The Premier League finally returns!
Chelsea came from a wobble start to win the league last season, Arsenal missed out on the top four for the first time in Arsene Wenger’s reign thereby missing out on the Champions League qualifying spot but won the English FA Cup.
Pep Guardiola never find it easy, he was giving a hostile welcome to England while Jose Mourinho endured a tough start to his Manchester United career finishing sixth on the log but was saved by winning the English Football League (EFL) trophy and the Europa League.
Liverpool started like a house on fire but fizzled out later in the campaign but still manage to book last qualifying Champions league spot on the very last day on the season.
Defender champion Leicester City, had their coach, Claudio Ranieri sacked to avoid a disastrous campaign in which Leicester were heading towards relegation, Tottenham once again flattered to deceive looking like a team that could give eventual champion Chelsea a run for their money but eventually bottled up once again.
Sunderland, Middlesbrough and Hull City all dropped off to the Championship.
And Chelsea’s captain and Legend, John Terry’s reign at Chelsea finally came to a glorious end.
What will happen in the 2017/2018 season?
Can Antonio continue his master class reign in England? Manchester City has been named favorite after reinforcing their team, Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal on a normal trend yet again? Jose Mourinho ready to unleash Romelu Lukaku on PL defenders.
Will Liverpool finally have lay hands on the elusive PL trophy? Tottenham as a surprise winner this time around after finshing in second position in the last two years.
Can the new comers, Huddersfiled Town, Brighton & Hove Albion and Newcastle United survive the onslaught?
Bye and large, It’s the big kick-off. The fans have been waiting.
The most glamorous and expensive football league in the world comes alive.
The Premier League returns today!
Arsenal takes on Leicester City today at the Emirate stadium by 7:45 pm Nigerian time.