What you need to know about the new English Premier League season | Football News

World Cup break, taking-the-knee modifications and new guidelines which might be a part of the brand new English Premier League season.

Crystal Palace are internet hosting Arsenal on the opening day of the brand new English Premier League season on Friday.

Manchester Metropolis have received 4 of the final 5 titles with Liverpool’s lockdown success in 2020, the one interruption to the dominance of Pep Guardiola’s staff.

Not since Chelsea triumphed in 2017, a yr after Leicester Metropolis’s completely surprising title, has the Premier League had a winner from outdoors the 2 golf equipment within the nation’s northwest.

The brand new season begins every week sooner than the final one and can finish every week later too with a view to accommodate an prolonged winter break as a result of World Cup.

World Cup break

Provided that the World Cup will happen in November and December in Qatar, the league will take an prolonged winter break from November 13 to December 26.

Additional substitutions

Groups may even have the ability to make as much as 5 substitutions in each recreation, up from three beforehand allowed.

Main transfers

Erling Haaland – Borussia Dortmund to Manchester Metropolis
Darwin Nunez – Benfica to Liverpool
Richarlison – Everton to Tottenham
Gabriel Jesus – Manchester Metropolis to Arsenal
Raheem Sterling – Manchester Metropolis to Chelsea

Premier League exits

Sadio Mane
Alexandre Lacazette
Paul Pogba
Romelu Lukaku
Antonio Rudiger
Andreas Christensen
Raphinha Belloli

Promoted groups

Nottingham Forest

Taking a knee

Premier League groups will restrict their pre-match anti-racism gesture of “taking the knee” to just some important video games from the brand new season.

“We now have determined to pick important moments to take the knee throughout the season to spotlight our unity in opposition to all types of racism and in so doing we proceed to point out solidarity for a typical trigger,” Premier League captains stated in an announcement on Thursday.

Gamers will take the knee throughout the opening match spherical of the season, “No Room for Racism” match rounds in October and March, Boxing Day fixtures after the World Cup, league matches on the ultimate day of the season and FA Cup and EFL Cup finals.

Opening-round fixtures

Crystal Palace vs Arsenal

Fulham vs Liverpool
Bournemouth vs Aston Villa
Leeds United vs Wolverhampton Wanderers
Newcastle United vs Nottingham Forest
Tottenham Hotspur vs Southampton
Everton vs Chelsea

Leicester Metropolis vs Brentford
Manchester United vs Brighton
West Ham vs Manchester Metropolis

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