Title rivals this season

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With the 2015-2016 season of the English Premier League beginning in just over a week, lets look set for an exciting season ahead of us. Chelsea, who won the title by eight points last season will start as favourites to retain the title. Jose Mourinho hasn't made too many changes apart from the additions of Radamel Falcao on loan from AS Monaco and backup goalkeeper in Asmir Begovic.


The teams that will be a threat to Chelsea's title defense are Manchester City, Manchester United and Arsenal who finished in the top four last season. Liverpool have made seven new signings already and will also hope to be challenging for the title. 

Chelsea and Arsenal have had a quiet transfer window. Arsene Wenger has only felt the need to sign former Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech although may also be looking to sign a top class striker before the transfer window closes. 


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Louis van Gaal has made more than a few changes to last season's squad. He brought in champions league winner Bastian Schweinsteiger from Bayern Munich along with Dutch international Memphis Depay, Matteo Darmian from Torino and also Southampton's Morgan Schneiderlin.

Louis Van Gaal told has MUTV that he is still targeting players in at least two more positions and hence the spending spree is likely to go on. 

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The blue side of Manchester has made a couple of significant signings. Raheem Sterling was brought in from Liverpool and has looked bright in City's pre-season tour.

Former Aston Villa captain Fabian Delph was signed by Manchester City for £8 million to bolster the midfield. English youngster Patrick Roberts was also added to the squad.

Liverpool have also made quite a few changes to their line-up with the most notable inclusions being James Milner and big Belgian striker Christian Benteke. 


It appears that Chelsea are the strongest and most balanced side before the start of the season with United,City and Arsenal still trying to find their ideal starting 11 but we will have to wait for the action to unfold to really see who is up to compete with the champions. 

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