The Premier League returns for another thrilling season, beginning on Friday night with a London derby between Arsenal and Crystal Palace.
Every race last season – the championship, European spots, and relegation – was decided on the final day, and those battles look to be just as intense in 2022/23.
Manchester City and Liverpool have both signed new strikers, with Erling Haaland joining the champions and Darwin Nunez joining the Reds. Who will settle first, and will this be decisive?
Four clubs will attempt to make a two-horse race more competitive.
Premier League Fixtures for week 1.
Chelsea and Arsenal have both signed players from Manchester City in an attempt to catch the champions, with Thomas Tuchel’s Blues signing Raheem Sterling and Mikel Arteta signing Gabriel Jesus and Oleksandr Zinchenko from his former club.
Tottenham Hotspur won the Premier League double over Manchester City last season and have demonstrated their ambition under Antonio Conte by signing Ivan Perisic, Richarlison, and Yves Bissouma, among others.
At Manchester United, new manager Erik ten Hag has already shown that he can get the most out of Jadon Sancho, Marcus Rashford, and Anthony Martial, while Christian Eriksen has bolstered the squad.