TAB: Punters Guide to matchday one of the English Premier League

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On top of the quick turnaround from the World Cup, a shortened transfer window that closes 24 hours before the season kicks off has left many sides scrambling at the last minute to strengthen their squads, none more so than Manchester United.

Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool open their season at home at Anfield against West Ham United early on Monday morning (NZ time).

"It's not just that we have to be more consistent, we have to create circumstances where we can be more consistent, he added".

"So it's hard for me to understand or to feel or to believe that we finished second, which I keep saying that I - and sometimes it's also hard to believe - that I won eight championships and three Premier Leagues".

Jose Mourinho is growing increasingly concerned that Manchester United will not make any more signings before Thursday's deadline, sources have told ESPN FC.

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"Can we win something this season?

For me, it is not enough", Pochettino said.

Mauricio Pochettino claiming it is "advantage Newcastle", what with us having nobody in the later stages of this summer's competition.

The Foxes, though, are in advanced talks to sign two centre-backs - Filip Benkovic from Dinamo Zagreb and Caglar Soyuncu from Freiburg - at a combined cost of about £35m.

"As a manager, you want your team to entertain". I was told that during pre-season it looked like I was saying something absolutely out of order, something insane.

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Spurs are willing to negotiate over Alderweireld but United say they will not pay over the odds for a player who will be available for £25 million next summer. But in four hours it will be hard to sign some players.

Or they were and just much better at keeping it covert than the other clubs.

"The list of injured players is an important list and, after training, I will speak with that group of [World Cup] players because everybody is different, physically and mentally, to see how they feel they are and to understand how they can help or not help". Real are desperate for midfield reinforcements after Mateo Kovacic joined Chelsea on loan and they are also facing the prospect of losing Luka Modric to Inter Milan before the month is out.

Spurs had nine players who only returned to training on Monday, having been involved in the World Cup finals until the final weekend of the tournament in Russian Federation. "[Sergio] Romero, [Antonio] Valencia, Marcos Rojo, [Diogo] Dalot, Ander Herrera, [Nemanja] Matic [are injured] and I think that's it".

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