Football fans from around the world are already eagerly anticipating the beginning of the 2013/14 Premier League season.
There will undoubtedly be rumour upon rumour tossed around as football clubs begin to shape their squads for the beginning of the next campaign, but the acts that will unfold throughout the 2013/14 season will be extremely entertaining.
Below we take a quick look at why so many people believe that the possible antics of next season will live on long in the memories of football fans.
The loss of Sir Alex Ferguson
This season is going to be the first Premier League campaign without Fergie at the helm of Manchester United. Without the fiery Scot in the dugout will United still have that domineering persona that strikes fear into the minds of the match officials?
Will David Moyes be able to handle the reigns at Old Trafford?
David Moyes getting the United managerial position could be compared to a beggar getting a Ferrari. Moyes has no trophy wins on his CV, which has put doubt into the minds of the United faithful. He has though dragged Everton from a bottom half team to challenging for a Champions League spot each season. Will Moyes be a success at United? Only time will tell.
Ian Holloway/Jose Mourinho/Paolo Di Canio
These managers are some of the most charismatic, controversial, confident and outspoken men in the world of football.
Mourinho has not been confirmed as Chelsea manager as of yet, but "The Special One" looks certain to be reinstated as the man to take Chelsea forward once more.
Holloway has never been a man to keep his thoughts and opinions to himself and has always provided entertainment wherever he goes.
Di Canio is a controversial character but his passion for the game is worn on his sleeve, and he is never shy to speak his mind.
This trio is bound to create moments of magic next season.
Will Manchester City collapse?
The blue side of Manchester is beginning to look more like a group of individuals then a football team. City could not repeat the exploits that landed the Premier League title in 2012 and looked a shadow of their former selves last season.
The untimely departure of Roberto Mancini and the imminent arrival of Manuel Pellegrini could speak volumes on the successes of Manchester City next season.
Tottenham, Everton & Swansea getting stronger
The rest of the pack, as they are commonly described, seem to be challenging more and more every season.
Tottenham are already an established force in the Premier League but seem to fall short at the last minute each season. The loss of Gareth Bale would be catstrophic to their future title challenges.
Everton have been dealt a massive blow by loosing David Moyes. How they regroup under the possible leadership of Roberto Martinez will decide how they challenge for a Champions League place once again next season.
Swansea, under the management of Michael Laudrup, have excelled in the Premier League. A League Cup win has created an atmosphere of confidence in the Welsh outfit and the addition of a couple of players could see Swansea challenging for a Champions League Place next season.
The transfer window
The summer transfer window, as always, is vital for Premier League clubs. It provides oppurtunites for clubs to strengthen their ranks as well as threats with opposition clubs seeking to capture one team's best players.
How teams carry out their dealings throughout the Summer will shape their fortunes of next season.
Ronaldo to come "home"
If Cristiano Ronaldo rejoins Manchester United it will be hazardous for the hopes of the remaining teams of the Premier League.
Ronaldo is already a footballing legend, along with been a global superstar. Since joining Real Madrid he has scored 201 goals in 199 matches. With United strolling to the finish line in the Premier League, the addition of a player the calibre of Ronaldo would deeply hurt the chances of other clubs next season.
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