Thursday, August 11, 2011

Phil McNulty: My Premier League 2011-12 Predictions

Manchester United's show of strength in the Community Shield win against Manchester City demonstrated their determination to land a 20th domestic title.

Can City build on their 2011 FA Cup win and seriously threaten their Old Trafford neighbours? Or can new Chelsea boss Andrea Villas-Boas bring the title back to Stamford Bridge?

Kenny Dalglish has spent £100m since returning as Liverpool manager in January, but will that be enough to beat Arsenal and Spurs to a place in the top four and a return to the Champions League, the publicly-stated aim of Liverpool owner John W. Henry?

And can any of the promoted teams - Queen's Park Rangers, Norwich City and Swansea City - expect to survive in the top-tier?

So many questions - and time to dust down the crystal ball and to try to predict what the forthcoming Premier League season will bring...

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