Sportsnet’s 2018-19 Premier League season preview

Week 1 preview of the 2018-19 Premier League season, which kicks off Friday with Manchester United hosting Leicester.

Sportsnet is proud to present its comprehensive and in-depth preview package of the 2018-19 Premier League season.

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PICKS AND PREDICTIONS

Sportsnet convened a special panel of soccer pundits and asked them to give their picks and predictions for the season.



10 PEOPLE WHO WILL DEFINE THE SEASON

Sportsnet chief soccer reporter John Molinaro offers his take on the 10 newsmakers who will define the season.



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TRANSFER WINDOW WRAP-UP

The Premier League’s transfer window has slammed shut, and Peter Galindo looks at the five biggest winners and losers of the Premier League’s summer transfer period.



RANKING THE BEST KITS

A new season means new uniforms! Donnovan Bennett ranks the five best new kits for the upcoming season.



YOUNG PLAYERS TO WATCH

There is always one breakout player in every Premier League season. But which youngster will announce himself this year? Peter Galindo looks at the seven players under the age of 23 to watch this season.



PETER DRURY’S VIEWS

Play-by-play commentator Peter Drury chatted with Sportsnet 590 the FAN about the new Premier League season, including the state of affairs at Manchester United, if Liverpool can be a major threat to Manchester City, which team will be first to make a managerial change, and expectations for the Wolverhampton Wanderers.

The Jeff Blair Show
Previewing the 2018-19 Premier League campaign with Peter Drury
August 09 2018



HOW A SUPER-AGENT TRANSFORMED WOLVES

When the Premier League season kicks off, you may notice a certain Portuguese flair at newly promoted Wolverhampton Wanderers. Peter Galindo writes that this is all down to super-agent Jorge Mendes.



COHESIVENESS THE KEY FOR MAN UNITED

Vivek Jacob writes that it feels like the beginning of the end for Jose Mourinho at Manchester United, which may also be why it could be wise to expect quite the opposite.



A WORLD CUP HANGOVER?

ITV’s Mark Pougatch joined Sportsnet 590 The FAN to look ahead to the Premier League season, and discuss why he doesn’t think a World Cup hangover will impact interest in the league, and the biggest stumbling block that would prevent Manchester City from repeating as champions.

Sportsnet’s Starting Lineup
Don't expect World Cup hangover to linger for long as EPL season kicks off
August 10 2018



SARRI AIMING TO REPLICATE NAPOLI SUCCESS AT CHELSEA

With Maurizio Sarri set to implement his 4-3-3 system he used at Napoli, Peter Galindo offers this detailed explainer on what Chelsea could look like under the Italian manager.



PLENTY OF QUESTIONS FOR MOURINHO

Forbes.com pundit Bobby McMahon joined Sportsnet 590 The FAN to provide his views on the issues surrounding Manchester United heading into the season and the expectations for Jose Mourinho’s side.

The Jeff Blair Show
Plenty of questions for Mourinho & his men this season
August 10 2018



A GUIDE TO THE PROMOTED CLUBS

Vivek Jacob takes a look at Wolverhampton Wanders, Cardiff City and Fulham, the three sides that were promoted from the Championship to the Premier League.



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