– There are new stadiums and fans pitch side.
– We also have new shirt sleeve sponsors.
This article presents you with what’s new ahead of 2017/18 Premier League season which is just days ahead.
There are new signings
There are new signings and the greatest of all is that of Neymar who got signed into French Club, Paris Saint-Germain.
The transfer market continues to be hard to fathom, so between now and the 31st of August, a few more huge-money moves should be expected.
There are new managers
There are now two new managerial faces in the Premier League.
We have Marco Silva who left Hull to take charge of Liverpool‘s opening day opponents Watford.
Then we also have Frank de Boer and Mauricio Pellegrino who joined Crystal Palace and Southanton, respectively.
We now have new teams
Although last season, football fans said goodbye to Hull City, Middlesbrough and Sunderland. In their place, we now have more vibrant teams such as Huddersfield Town, Brighton & Hove Albion and Newcastle United. copyright. www.naijapr.com
The three new clubs should be able to add a lot to the league.
There are new stadiums and fans pitch side
We have two new stadiums for travelling Reds to tick off the list as Tottenham will be playing all of their home games at Wembley while the Amex Stadium at Brington and Huddersfield’s John Smith’s Stadium will host games in the Premier League for the first time.
New shirt sleeve sponsors
Premier League is now allowing clubs to have a second sponsor on their left shirt sleeve which is the first time ever.
As a result of this, Liverpool just had a deal with Western Union as their sponsors and the deal is said to be worth £5 million per season, then Man United have been lined with dating app, Tinder as their shirt sleeve sponsor. copyright. www.naijapr.com
There are now new rules
There are now bans for diving. Those found guilty of going to ground without contact would be suspended for two weeks.
But if a player is sent off due to an opponent diving, the card would be rescinded based on the decision of the three-man FA panel on Monday.
Also, pitch designs has been banned. The Premier League rules now says turf must now have the traditional horizontal marking.
Then the new “ABBA” penalty shootouts will be trialed in the League Cup.
Apart from that, everything else is the same in the Premier League. copyright. www.naijapr.com