But who will be the teams looking to challenge them for the title, and what else can we expect ahead of the unusually late start to the English domestic season?
Former Premier League striker and Sportsmail’s Peter Crouch gives his assessment on every top flight side ahead of the big kick-off.
Sportsmail’s Peter Crouch gives his verdict on each club ahead of the Premier League season
Liverpool will head into the new Premier League season looking to keep a grip on their title
Last season: 8th
CROUCHIE’S VERDICT: They really impressed me in the Community Shield against Liverpool last month. I like the fact they have managed to get the winning habit, too, as lifting that trophy — not to mention the FA Cup, when they beat Chelsea — will fill the squad with confidence.
Finally there seems to be excitement around the club again and you can see Pep Guardiola’s influence on Mikel Arteta. He’s tactically-shrewd and has made good signings with Willian from Chelsea and Gabriel from Lille.
Add in a striker like Pierre-Emerick…