Former Chelsea and Liverpool full-back Glen Johnson lately predicted that Manchester Metropolis will retain the Premier League title subsequent season. The previous England worldwide additionally predicted the highest six within the league.
Johnson believes no new membership will break into the highest six of the Premier League subsequent season. Johnson predicts Liverpool and Chelsea to as soon as once more end second and third, respectively, behind Manchester Metropolis. The 37-year-old additionally picked Manchester United to complete sixth for a second season in a row.
The one change Johnson created from his predictions from final season was for Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur to alter positions. The previous England worldwide has picked the Gunners to complete fourth and qualify for the Champions League.
Talking to GGRecon, Glen Johnson was quoted as saying:
“I’ll go Manchester Metropolis, Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham and Manchester United sixth. I do not suppose Arsenal, Tottenham and Manchester United can break into the highest three, so these positions are already boxed off.”
Final season, the title race got here all the way down to the ultimate day, with Liverpool trailing Manchester Metropolis by one level. Nonetheless, either side gained their respective video games, handing Pep Guardiola’s facet their fourth league title in 5 years.
It’s value mentioning that every of the highest six golf equipment within the league have strengthened closely this summer season. Each Liverpool and Manchester Metropolis have signed new celebrity forwards within the type of Darwin Nunez and Erling Haaland.
Arsenal have additionally introduced in a marquee new centre-forward in Gabriel Jesus amongst different new gamers. Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur have added attacking choices as effectively by signing Raheem Sterling and Richarlison, respectively.
In the meantime, Manchester United have strengthened their protection by signing Dutch full-back Tyrell Malacia and Argentine defender Lisandro Martinez. The Purple Devils have additionally signed Christian Eriksen on a free switch.
When does the 2022-23 Premier League season begin?
The 2022-23 Premier League season will kickstart on Friday, August 5. The primary recreation of the season will probably be performed between London rivals Crystal Palace and Arsenal at Selhurst Park.
It’s value mentioning that previous to the beginning of the Premier League season, each Liverpool and Manchester Metropolis will compete within the FA Neighborhood Protect. The sport is historically performed between the league champions (Manchester Metropolis) and the FA Cup holders (Liverpool).
The sport will probably be performed at Leicester Metropolis’s King Energy Stadium on July 30.