New season, new hopes as contender’s line-up in the various leagues around Europe.
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If you believe the bookies, this season is a done deal. Manchester City are odds-on favourites to win with every bookmaker. That’s a very short price at this early stage of the season. The only other team under 10:1 is Liverpool, so it’s very much seen as a two horse race already.
Chelsea and Spurs are in the next range, under 20:1, whilst you can already get 40:1 about Manchester United winning the league, or 50:1 about Arsenal’s chances. Watford, who won their first four games before losing to Manchester United, are at 250:1. Continue Reading →
Arsene Wenger, the man with the record of managing the most Premier League matches in history during his long stint at Arsenal, has gone.
Other teams, most recently Manchester United, have suffered a downturn after a long-serving Manager departed. No doubt the Arsenal FC Board have taken this into account and have already supported player purchases for incoming Manager Unai Emery, although this young Spaniard does have a pedigree of winning. He has already accumulated an impressive eight trophies in his thirteen year coaching career. Certainly, he had a wealth of talent at his disposal when he won the French Ligue with PSG, and prior to that his three Europa League wins with Sevilla, so his building a team to suit his style could see several changes at the London based club.