Like both Bundesliga and La Liga, Premier League is one of the three leagues from the "Big Five" to return this week-end. 86 Maurice Revello Tournament graduates will compete in the English top-flight this season.
After living an exciting summer marked by the good performances made by England at the Euro, the English football fans will enjoy the return of the Premier League this week-end. Current title holders Manchester City appear to be as the favorites to reclaim the crown. Especially as the Cityzens strengthen their squad by signing the Aston Villa star Jack Grealish. Manchester City spent €117M to sign the Maurice Revello Tournament 2016 winner, the most expensive transfer in the English football history.
Meanwhile, some other teams are expected to be title contenders. Winners of the Champions League last season, the Chelsea of Ben Chilwell and Reece James are obviously among this group of teams. Like the Liverpool of Alisson Becker : the Europeans champions 2019 want to show that they are coming back to their best.
Manchester United want as well to confirm the good form showed recently. After clinching the second place in the Premier League and finishing runners-up of the Europa League last season, the Red Devils want to step up to the next level and can count on their playmaker Bruno Fernandes to help them playing leading roles.
Except these four giants, several teams will battle for the European places. Among them, Arsenal, which registered the arrival of Nuno Tavares, and Tottenham led by their captain Hugo Lloris. Not forgetting Leicester City and their squad composed of several gifted players like Wilfred Ndidi or Harvey Barnes.
The 86 Maurice Revello Tournament graduates who will compete in the Premier League this season :
Arsenal : Rob Holding, Calum Chambers, Cédric Soares, Nuno Tavares, Joe Willock, Eddie Nketiah
Aston Villa : Kortney Hause, Ezri Konsa, Matthew Targett, Douglas Luiz, Anwar El-Ghazi,
Brentford : Josh Da Silva
Brighton : Joel Veltman, Solly March, Aaron Connolly
Burnley : Erik Pieters, Dwight McNeil, Anthony Gomez Mancini
Chelsea : Ben Chilwell, Reece James, Trevoh Chalobah, Lewis Baker, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Tammy Abraham
Crystal Palace : Marc Guehi, Conor Gallagher, Eberechi Eze, Michael Olise, Jean-Philippe Mateta
Everton : Jordan Pickford, Joao Virginia, Michael Keane, Jonjoe Kenny, Tom Davies, André Gomes, Nathan Broadhead, James Rodriguez, Demarai Gray
Leeds : Jamie Shackleton, Helder Costa, Tyler Roberts
Leicester : Ricardo Pereira, Nampalys Mendy, Wilfred Ndidi, Hamza Choudhury, Dennis Praet, Harvey Barnes
Liverpool : Alisson Becker, Caiomhin Kelleher, James Milner, Takumi Minamino
Manchester City : Ederson Santana, Ruben Dias, Joao Cancelo, Fernandinho, Jack Grealish
Manchester United : Daniel James, Bruno Fernandes
Newcastle : Freddie Woodman, Issac Hayden
Norwich : Tim Krul, Angus Gunn, Ben Gibson, Kieran Dowell, Billy Gilmour, Adam Idah
Southampton : Jack Stephens, Kyle Walker-Peters, Romain Perraud, James Ward-Prowse, Nathan Redmond, Adam Armstrong
Tottenham : Hugo Lloris, Davinson Sanchez, Joe Rodon, Japhet Tanganga, Eric Dier, Moussa Sissoko
Watford : Nathanael Chalobah, Domingos Quina
West Ham :, Conor Coventry
Wolverhampton : José Sa, Rayan Ait Nouri, Connor Ronan, Francisco Trincao, Raul Jimenez