The 32nd season of the league is expected to be highly contested as there are several strong contenders for the title.
2023-2024 marks the 32nd season of the Premier League, running from the 11th of August till the 19th of May. A total of 20 teams will participate in this edition and features the three teams promoted from the Championship (Luton Town, Sheffield United, and Burnley) and 17 from the previous season. Some questions have generated controversy among football fans and sports betting enthusiasts for this year's Premier League.
Can Arsenal Finally Get the Title?
Arsenal is one of the strongest English teams, but it seems that it is forever short of winning the Premier League title. Although Liverpool were expected to be Manchester City's main opponents for the 2022-2023 season, Arsenal topped the table for most of the time. This season, however, Arsenal's squad will be completed by Declan Rice who left West Ham United. Rice's skills and versatility on the playing field will be one to watch out for. It remains to be seen whether a player who can bring out the best in his teammates will be enough for Arsenal to lift the trophy. The team's chances go up significantly with this new addition.
Is Liverpool Going to Get Top 4?
Liverpool were a dominant force in the European game and came very close to winning four trophies during the last campaign. The changes they introduced to the team, however, instead of making them better, seem to weaken their strength, judging by the poor results recently. However, they have a good chance of making it into the top 4. We can highlight five main reasons for this. Firstly, Trent's takeover of the midfield role as he can make the right pass from anywhere on the pitch. Second, the attackers were able to combine and play in combination well. Third, Cody Gakpo is already part of Liverpool and in the Dutch championship last season he managed to score 12 goals and provide 12 assists. Last but not least, these are the presence of Premier League-winning experience from their manager Klopp, as well as the upcoming investments in the development of the team.
Can Manchester City Keep up the Same Pace This Season?
In the 2022-2023 season, Manchester City won its third title in a row. This happened after an exciting turnaround in the second half of the season when thanks to Erling Haaland the path to the trophy was open for the team and he was able to dislodge Arsenal from the leading place. Manchester City look set to win the trophy for the fourth time in a row after a famous treble winner joined their cabinet.
"Man City will certainly start the Premier League as one of the favourites for the title"
Guardiola's team has a stunning attack combined with a very good defence that is all too likely to dominate this season as well. Proof of this is that they won the FA Cup by defeating Manchester United and beating Inter Milan in the UCL final clash in Turkey. They will certainly start the Premier League as one of the favourites for the title, and if they manage to win it again, they will go down in history as the first team to win the trophy four times in a row.
Would Erling Haaland Finish Again with the Golden Boot?
The Golden Boot race will be as hotly contested as the Premier League itself. Will "goal machine" Erling Haaland be dethroned? In the last season of the Premier League, the Norwegian set a record by scoring as many as 36 goals, which cleared the way for Manchester City to grab the trophy. There will be many contenders for the Golden Shoe, but Haaland will be highly ambitious to win the title for the second time. Considering the 22-year-old sensation last season became the first player to win both the Premier League Player of the Season and Young Player of the Season titles, it wouldn't be a big surprise if he attributes that to his achievements, despite strong competition in the face of Harry Kane, Mohamed Salah, and Marcus Rashford.
The 2023-2024 Premier League will be a highly contested competition, likely to see many twists and turns until the very end. Arsenal will be looking to make up for last season's ridiculous title slip from under their noses, while Manchester City will be driven by a quest to set a record in Premier League history. Its position is further strengthened by the Norwegian sensation Erling Haaland, who in turn will have the ambition to set a record by grabbing the Golden Boot again. Between all of this, Liverpool's hopes of winning after the big changes that the team has undergone are pushed.