Bournemouth and West Bromwich Albion commence their Premier League campaigns on Saturday at The Hawthorns, in what can be expected to pan out as a fierce encounter between two teams keen to get points on the board in early August.
With 6 points separating Southampton in 8th and Watford in 17th after the completion of the 2016/17 Premier League season, the 2017/18 season looks to continue in this compact fashion. The 6-point gap was the closest in the Premier League since the turn of the new millennium, yet surprisingly the previous season saw a considerable 21-point gap between these positions with Liverpool in 8th and Sunderland in 17th respectively.
Premier League clubs have been on a colossal spending spree already this Summer as we move into July and officially commence the Premier League transfer window.
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe has re-signed for former club Bournemouth on a free transfer, following the Black Cats’ relegation from the Premier League.
Although the transfer window does not technically open until July 1st, several Premier League clubs have already begun their summer recruitment process. Here are a list of five completed transfers that have the potential to make a major impact on their new teams.
Upon hearing the news that Arsene Wenger had signed a new two-year contract at the Emirates, Arsenal’s fan-base was split in its satisfaction.
For many, Wenger is considered the greatest of the greats
Mark Hughes will be disappointed that his Stoke team did not leave the Vitality Stadium with more than a point today after their 2-2 draw with Bournemouth in which he watched his team waste a score of good opportunities.