The English Premier League...the big fight for the title

The English Premier League…the big fight for the title

Manchester City won the Premier League last season (Jay Bart/Getty)

The countdown to the start of the English Premier League for the 2022/2023 season has begun, and it is the 31st season since 92-93, with the new name, which is the English Premier League, where 50 clubs participated since the launch of the new name, including 7 teams that won the title (Manchester United the record with 13 titles Manchester City 6, Chelsea 5, Arsenal 3), and one title each for Blackburn Rovers, Leicester City and Liverpool.

Only 5 clubs were present in the 31 editions: Manchester United, Arsenal, Liverpool, Tottenham, Everton, while 3 clubs were promoted for the new season, Fulham, Bournemouth and Nottingham Forest (after 23 years of absence), where the nominations go to the top 6 currently, Manchester City is pregnant The championship title in the last two seasons, Liverpool, Chelsea, Tottenham, Arsenal and Manchester United, according to the arrangement at the end of last season.

And the new season began with the first titles of the season, as Liverpool (the FA Cup champions) won three goals against Manchester City (the English Premier League champions), so that the “Reds” won the title of the English Football Community Shield No. 16 in its history.

The first team nominated to win the “Premier League”, Manchester City, the title holder in the last two seasons, and has been under the leadership of the Spaniard Pep Guardiola since 2016, where he won 11 titles with the club, most notably 4 times in the English Premier League, and made several deals, most notably the entry of Norwegian Halland, for 51 million pounds. Sterling, coming from Borussia Dortmund, and England international, Calvin Phillips (42 million sterling), coming from Leeds United and Argentine Julian Alvarez from River Plate, and the departure of several names, most notably Fernando after the end of his contract and the sale of the contract of Brazilian Jesus and Ukrainian Zinchenko to Arsenal, and also Rahim. Stirling for Chelsea.

And we stop in front of the deal to join the Norwegian Halland, whose lack of adaptation appeared in the Super match against Liverpool with expectations of maintaining the method of play (4-3-3), but with an outspoken striker, Halland, who needs more time to adapt and his colleagues adapt to him by playing in an explicit spearhead style. Unusual for them, the first matches will be on the seventh of August against West Ham at their stadium in London.

The second team, Liverpool, led by German Jurgen Klopp, who won 7 titles with Liverpool, the most important of which is the Premier League title in 2020, the 2019 European Champions League, and the “Premier League” runner-up last season, which renewed the contract of the Egyptian Mohamed Salah, as well as supporting his ranks with several deals, most notably the Uruguayan striker, Darwin Nunez, 65 million pounds from Benfica, Portuguese Fabio Carvalho (5 million pounds), from Fulham, and Scottish defender Calvin Ramsey from Aberdeen (4 million), to compensate for the departure of Senegalese Sadio Mane to Bayern Munich, and dispensing with Belgian Origi for Milan, and the Japanese Minamino to Monaco. The first matches will be on the 6th of August against Fulham in London.

The third candidate is Chelsea, third in the rankings last season, which overcame its financial crisis by freezing the funds of its former Russian owner, Roman Abramovich, after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and an American purchase of the club, in a challenge led by German coach Thomas Tuchel, who won the Champions League and World Cup titles. For clubs in 2021, he included deals, most notably Raheem Sterling from Manchester City, for 47.5 million pounds, and Senegalese Kalidou Koulibaly from Napoli, for 33 million pounds.

The German Antonio Rudiger left Chelsea for Real Madrid, the Danish Christensen to Barcelona, ​​and loaned the Belgian striker Lukaku to the Italian team Inter.

As for the fourth candidate, it is Tottenham, the fourth-ranked club last season, and the owner of the most prominent deals and supports for its Italian coach, Antonio Conte, to achieve titles and participate in the Champions League, most notably Croatian Ivan Perisic from Inter, Malian Bisuma from Brighton with 25 million pounds, Brazilian Richarlison from Everton, French Clement Lenglet from Barcelona, ​​​​and the continued loan of Argentine Romero and Swede Kolsovsky from Juventus, and the first meeting of the season will be on the sixth of August at his stadium against Southampton.

Arsenal, fifth in the standings last season, led by Spanish coach Mikel Arteta, who won the FA Cup 2020, and the Charity Shield, made strong supports: Portuguese Fabio Vieira from Porto with 30 million pounds, Brazilian Marquinhos from Sao Paulo, Brazilian Gabriel Jesus from Manchester City with 45 million pounds. And Ukrainian Oleksandr Zinchenko from Manchester City, with 30 million pounds, with the departure of French striker Alexandre Lacazette to Lyon. The Gunners and the opening match of the league will be on the fifth of August against Crystal Palace away from their stadium.

Sixth candidate, Manchester United, sixth in the rankings last season, with a new leadership for the team absent from the coronation since the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson in 2013, and the confusion and succession of technical devices (David Moyes, Ryan Giggs, Louis van Gaal, Jose Mourinho, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Carrick and German Ralf Rangnick) New ambitions with Dutchman Ten Hag (former Ajax coach) with less than expected reinforcements represented by Argentine Lisandro Martinez from Ajax, Danish Christian Eriksen of Brantford, Dutch Malacia from Feyenoord and waiting for the signing of English top scorer Harry Kane from Tottenham, and Dutchman Frankie de Jong from Barcelona, And Lingard’s departure for Nottingham, French Paul Pogba for Juventus, Serbian Matic for Roma, Spain’s Mata, and Uruguayan Cavani. First meeting August 7 against Brighton at Old Trafford.

The English Premier League football season, with a hot season and an upcoming competition, kicks off, next Friday, August 5, with the end of the summer transfer market period on the first of next September.

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