Hungry Wolves can beat down top-six door but Europe may hold them back | Barry Glendenning

12 August 2019 08:00
Recent history suggests that even under their streetwise manager they will do well to maintain last season’s form given the added burden of the Europa LeagueOnce more unto the breach. A new Premier League campaign is under way, but unlike at the outset of more recent August dawns, the dreary hegemony of the Big Six elite looks heartwarmingly under threat. Last season, the current top-flight grandees finished as expected: the thoroughbreds of Manchester City galloping first past the post, winning on the nod from Liverpool. Meanwhile, back at the furlong pole, Chelsea, Tottenham, Arsenal and Manchester United duked it out for the minor placings – so no major shocks there. Related: ‘We all got a free electric shaver’: the story of Wolves’ last European campaign Related: Nuno Espírito Santo: ‘It is like Coca-Cola, they never change the recipe’ Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian