Premier League 2016-17 is the 25th season of the English professional League since it was established in 1992. The season started on 13th of Aug 2016 and ends on 21st may 2017. Leicester City is the defending champion of the title.
In the format of Premier League 2016-17, 20 teams are competing for the title of this professional League. Of the 20 participants, 17 are from the last season and three have been promoted from the 2015-16 Football League Championship. The title contenders this year are the top 5 teams of score chart. One may see any of them emerging as the champion this season.
Currently topping the chart, Chelsea has won 16 out of 20 games played till now in this season. The team is experiencing a new high under manager Antonio Conte. Conte’s good strategy has worked for the team, winning momentum. They have displayed extraordinary strength and are in great form. The team does not have distractions of European Games also. As far as the Premier league transfer news is concerned, the team has plenty reinforcement which implies that they do not need to transfer any of the players.
The team has displayed quite exciting and energetic play. Their hunger for goals is visible in their game. The team has shown optimistic approach throughout the season. Placed at the 2nd position on the score chart, they surely are a great contender to the title. The team might require some reinforcement in the form of a goalkeeper and a center star player during the transfer window in January.
The team has been in the top 3 ranks until now in this season. They are on a formidable attacking spree under the guidance of Mauricio Pochettino. The team had given tough competition to the defending champions, Leicester city, in the last season. They have surely learned from their defeat and using the experience this season. For the Premier league transfer news, it is unlikely that there will be any changes as the squad seems quite settled.
The team is full of star players. The presence of coach Pep Guardiola brings strength and increases confidence. The intensity of the attacking traits in the play is visible in the game. The performance has placed the team in top 5 positions till now. Though the team has invested a lot in the summer for reinforcement, it seems it is not sufficient. The extra defender might be on the list of the team in the transfer window.
The resilience and way of getting results of the team have been quite impressive this season. The strong attack of Alexis Sanchez & Mesut Ozil and defense of Shkodran Mustafi & Laurent Koscielny has put the team in an advantageous position. The team does not require any transfers until and unless there is an injury crisis as they are losing only Mohamed Elneny to The African Cup Of Nations.
A lot will depend on the performance, ability to handle pressure and optimizing the strengths of the teams in the contest of the title of The Premier League 2016-17. Whoever will emerge as the champions will be determined only after everyone has delivered their best.