After a long break, the Barclays Premier league curtain was raised on Sunday when Manchester United beat the reigning champions Leicester City 2-1 in a Community Shield trophy at Wembley.
The defending champions will begin their season with an away game against the newly promoted Hull City.
This is another chance for the big guns to bring back their grandness days subsequent to missing out on a major opportunity in the 2015-2016 season.
Leicester City stunned the world when they asserted their first Barclays trophy by vanquishing the big five, the likes of Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Man City and Tottenham.
All the participants in the Barclays have been busy in the transfer market finding players who will help them in their tittle race.
Manchester United have enrolled their best players including the former Chelsea mentor, Jose Mourinho. Mourinho assumed control over the Reds after taking over from the Dutchman, Louis Van Gaal whose contract was terminated towards the end of the 2015-2016 season after failing to Manchester United to the champions league.
On the other side, their city rivals, Manchester city have obtained the signature of the former Barcelona and Bayern Munich mentor, Pep Guardiola. Guardiola is well kniwn with his super strategies of winning trophies wherever he goes. But in England, he will have an intense contention with different mentors who will likewise be anticipating winning that valuable acollade.
The likes of Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Tottenham have signed new players who will have the assignment of bringing trophies into their shelves.
Some of the opening fixtures on Saturday are;
Hull City v Leicester City
Middlesbrough v Stoke City
Southampton v Watford
Burnley v Swansea
Crystal Palace v West Bromwich Albion
Everton v Tottenham
Manchester City v Sunderland.
Bournemouth v Manchester United.
Arsenal v Liverpool.