Predict how the 2017/18 Premier League table will end up

Ruben Hill
August 12, 2017

Rattled by a chastening first season in England, Pep Guardiola has gone back to the drawing board in an attempt to fashion Manchester City into Premier League champions.

There should not be any shoehorning of players into unfamiliar roles this season after Guardiola signed three top-level full-backs - Kyle Walker, Benjamin Mendy and Danilo - at a combined cost of around £124 million.

So yes, we'll look at having as many good experiences as we can, and that goes for the whole season, not just the start.

"Like a lot of top teams here in England and around the world, always they are looking for the best possible".

Pep explained City's heavy investment, saying, "We had one of the oldest teams in the Premier League so we chose to put energy in the team for the next five, six years". The arrival of 11 "important" players - as Guardiola refers to them - has handed the Spanish coach an embarrassment of riches up in attack and fresh energy throughout his squad, which now has an average age of 24.

"We have spent, yeah, of course, [but] all the teams spend, except maybe Tottenham. We are going to see at the end of the season what happens, knowing how hard it is". While you're waiting for your favorite team to play their first fixture, you may find yourself itching to play some related football/soccer games, so with that in mind, below you'll find the best such titles that are now available for Android devices.

That should change this season with Morata poised to replace Costa as Chelsea's figurehead, but how he will cope with the pressure of being his side's primary source of goals remains to be seen.

Predict how the 2017/18 Premier League table will end up
Predict how the 2017/18 Premier League table will end up

With the price of players on a sharp upward curve this summer, Guardiola feels the fees being paid are unsustainable over the long-term and will soon come down.

The last league meeting between Brighton and Man City was a 2-1 home win for the south-coast side in April 1989, in the second tier of English football.

"We were favourites last season and missed out by 15 points so being favourites this season means nothing".

The Manchester City boss has spent close to £200 million on new players this summer - four of which cost more than £40m.

High activity in the transfer market led to the fact that now it is "Manchester City" is considered the main candidate for victory in the League.

After Diego Costa fell out of Antonio Conte's plans, the champions paid Real Madrid a reported £70million to sign Alvaro Morata, while United parted with £75million to buy Romelu Lukaku from Everton. That make a gap and made everything more expensive. "Sooner or later it's going to finish". Here is all the information you need for newly-promoted Brighton's home clash with Manchester City.

"The group of players we have now are going to stay here for a long time".

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