English Premier League Guide 2010/11
English Premier League Guide 2010/11
The best national championship of the world will begin tomorrow, 14 August and conclude on 22 May 2011. The current champion, Chelsea, will defend his favoritism together with other dominant clubs like Liverpool, Arsenal and mainly Manchester United. For this season, is impossible to forget Manchester City, that is coming with big investments and could be a good surprise. Check our English Premier League Guide 2010/11.
The Red Devils are back with hungry to win the trophy again. As is usual in Alex Ferguson management, the team changes little between the seasons. The strong base is still Van der Sar, Ferdinand, Vidic, Carrick, Fletcher, Rooney and the eternal idols Neville, Scholes and Giggs. Everybody in Old Trafford wants to see Nani and Valencia finally exploding this season..
MAIN NOVELTY: Javier Hernandes, “El Chicharito”, mexican forward, 22 years old.
Fast and with biting movements, ‘Chicharito’ has an amazing potential to be a star in EPL. He is the first mexican playing for the Manchester United. Despite his unquestionable talent, the Man Utd also has marketing objetives through of empathy and appreciation by mexican people.
MANAGER: Sir Aléx Ferguson, scottish, 68 years old.
This is 25th edition with Sir Aléx commanding the Manchester United. The legendary manager keeps his ambition intact despite his glorious career.
The club has minimal chances to win the league, but have tradition, so deserves respect. Only the maroccan-french striker Marouane Chamakh arrived at team and the big figure Césc Fabregas can move to Barcelona anytime. The ‘gunners’ keeps the philosophy to work with youngs, always under the orders of Arsene Wenger, one of the best coaches in the world.
MAIN NOVELTY: Marouane Chamakh, maroccan-french striker, 26 years old.
Played 7 seasons very well in France defending the Bordeaux. He has good quality, experience in top level and comes to replace the striker Eduardo da Silva.
MANAGER: Arsene Wenger, french, 60 years old
Commanding the team since 1996, Wenger became a legend in Highbury when transformed the Arsenal applying a new tactical contexto of beautiful football with skill and effective passes through of players like Vieira, Pires, Bergkamp and mainly Henry.
The current champion is one of the favorite teams again. The blues changed some players. Belleti and Deco were to Brazil and signed with Fluminense, while Ramires and Benayoun arrived to replace them. If the team keeps the same pace, regularity and quality from last season, it will be very difficult to block the Chelsea.
MAIN NOVELTY: Ramires, brazilian midfielder, 23 years old
The ‘iron lung’ is the big acquisition of the club. Technique, pace and dynamism, Ramires was portuguese champion in the last season playing by Benfica. He brings tons of ambition and content. Great acquisition!
MANAGER: Carlo Ancelotti, italian, 51 years old
He won the league in his debut last season. Two times Champions League Champion, ‘Carletto’ came to London to try win the Champions League for the club. The time looks like is coming..
After 6 years being ‘ruled’ by Rafael Benitez, the ‘Reds’ has a new manager, the experience Roy Hodgson. The club from Beatles city hired two wingers: Joe Cole, who came from rival Chelsea and the serbian Jovanovic from Standard Liege of Belgium. The fans are waiting if Mascherano, Gerrard and Fernando Torres will remain at club.
MAIN NOVELTY: Joe Cole, english winger, 28 years old
Very fast, dangerous and always determinated, Joe Cole is one of the best acquisitions this summer in EPL. After 7 years playing for Chelsea, he comes to Liverpool tries rescue the trophy that since 1990 not is in the city.
MANAGER: Roy Hodgson, english, 63 years old
He is the unique english manager among favorite teams. Hodgson worked a long time abroad and returned to England in 2007 to coach the Fulham. Despite his temperament, he is very dear in the country..
Yes! They can!
Anyone can bet no fear on Manchester City. They built a very strong team through of sheikh Mansour Al-Nahyan fortune. They also did the biggest acquisition this Summer to sign with Yaya Touré to be around $ 24 million from Barcelona. Indeed, the City built a constellation with Micah Richards, Toure brothers, Vieira, David Silva, Adebayor, Tévez, Robinho, etc..they can beat anyone among United, Chelsea, Liverpool and Arsenal.
Other clubs that have potential to get a good position in the final table are Aston Villa, Everton and Tottenham Hotspur. The ‘Spurs’ remain his fantastic youngs Bale, Huddlestone and Lennon. They also hope to get good results through of old Robbie Keane, team captain.
The Villa, always appointed as surprise, keeps his amazing offensive trident Young-Milner-Agbonlahor. The Everton is another club that may surprise. David Moyes has been incredible commanding the blue team. Experience players like Yobo, Heitinga, Phil Neville, Arteta and Cahill gives the right balance for the team.
Author: Renato Andreão ( Brazilian journalist )