The Premier League football is officially back, and we could not have imagined a better encounter as an introduction to the 2018/19 season. Arsenal will kick off post-Wenger era hosting last season Premier League winners Manchester City, with ex PSG boss Unai Emery having his debut for the club.
Build up to the match
With Managers and players seeing their vacation time limited because of the World Cup, there will be indeed probability of some players joining the team—or not.
- Harry Maguire Odds: 1/2 to Join
The 6 ft 4 Leicester defender was the biggest surprise for England at the 2018 World Cup. He became one of the most important members of the English squad and was voted into the 2018 World Cup squad. With Mourinho still searching for the perfect partner for Eric Bailey, £40 million for Maguire might prove to be a real bargain in today’s market.
- Yerry Mina Odds: 4/6 to Join
Another defender who shined at the World Cup in Russia and could be available for something less than £30 million is Yerry Mina. The Colombian scored three goals in as many games for his team at the World Cup and became the first defender In the history of World Cups to do that. With Mina seeing his playing time limited in Barcelona last year, he can be a great asset to Mourinho’s team, mainly if he stays in top form.
- Sergej Milinkovic – Savic Odds: 5/1 to Join
SMS seemed destined to join Manchester United and follow the steps of Nemanja Vidic and Nemanja Matic to the Theater of Dreams, but his price tag might have scared of United negotiator Ed Woodward and his team. At only 23, Savic was a vital part of Lazio’s squad last season who finished 5th in Serie A, scoring 12 goals in 35 matches for the Biancolessti. However, if Manchester wants his signing, they will have to pay £80 million.