Premier League football returns this weekend with the opening fixtures in the 2020-21 season.
Ahead of the new season, Sportsmail’s experts MICAH RICHARDS, MARTIN KEOWN and CHRIS SUTTON have their say on the forthcoming Premier League.
Liverpool won the Premier League title last season – but who will in the new campaign which gets underway this weekend?
Will Man City close the gap on Liverpool?
RICHARDS: Yes, without a shadow of a doubt. City simply won’t throw away the number of games they did last season. Nine defeats — that was absolutely mind-blowing! I’m not taking anything away from Liverpool’s achievements last season but I just think it will be a proper race to be champions this year, as it was in 2018-19 when only a point separated them at the end.
SUTTON: I’d be amazed if they didn’t. I wrote a column when Liverpool clinched the title branding them the most emphatic champions we’d ever seen. More emphatic than the City Centurions, 5,000-1 Leicester and the Arsenal Invincibles (sorry Martin). It…