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Why Liverpool can challenge for the Premier League title again

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Liverpool shocked everyone this season by mounting a serious challenge for the Premier League title, eventually missing out by just two points. But, a summer of change awaits for most teams with many teams looking to strengthen once more.

The financial backing of champions Manchester City and Chelsea mean that once again they will both be title challengers. A trophy-less season for Jose Mourinho will no doubt annoy the 'Special One' and he will be looking to put this right next season, whatever the cost.

The recruitment of Louis van Gaal to Manchester United and the influx of young players he looks to bring in should see them dramatically improve.

Arsenal looked like serious title contenders this year, but slipped away. Their FA Cup triumph may give them a huge confidence boost ahead of next season, and once more they have secured Champions League football to tempt any new players.

If Mesut Ozil can recreate the form he showed at the start of the season and a top class striker is bought, the Gunners stand a chance.

A huge part of Liverpool's title challenge rests on Luis Suarez. His 31 goals and partnership formed with Daniel Sturridge saw the Reds score over 100 goals in total. The Uruguayan has reportedly told his team-mates he plans on staying at the club, but with Real Madrid planning a world record bid, they may find it difficult to turn down.

Brendan Rodgers will reap the financial benefit of finishing in the top four, but he has a job on his hands as their squad will have to be strengthened to cope with the demands of Champions League football. He must bring in the right type of players who can improve his squad and not waste the money as Liverpool have done in the past.

The thought of finishing second would have thrilled the Anfield faithful at the start of the season, but the chance to win the title was one that may not come their way for a long time.

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