After all the anticipation and excitement of pre-season, another Premier League season finally gets underway this weekend, and this season sees a milestone being hit, with it being 25 years since the inaugural running of the most competitive league in the world.
And this season is shaping up to be one of the most competitive in recent memory. After an off-season of transfer mayhem, there looks to be a six-horse race for the Premier League title, with holders Chelsea looking to fend off competition from the likes of Arsenal, Tottenham, Liverpool and Manchester City.
Of course, we’re not forgetting our Manchester United. José Mourinho’s first season was a relatively successful one, despite finishing sixth in the Premier League. EFL Cup and Europa League success made up for failure to make the top four and this season, Mourinho’s Reds will be looking to make substantial progress.
With reinforcements in the shape of Victor Lindelöf, Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic, nothing less than a top four finish would satisfy United fans, as well as a competitive showing in the Reds’ return to the Champions League this term.
Without further ado, here are our predictions for the 2017/18 season: