Premier League season 2016-17 will start on 13th of August with first match will be played by champions Leicester City who visit newly promoted Hull City.

Ahead of the new season we are looking at the odds who are favourites to win the league and who are to be religated. With new managers, new teams and new logo Premier League 2016-2017 will be exciting from Matchday 1.

 

Premier League logo and teams 2016-2017

New logo

From the new season 2016-2017 onwards Premier League has new logo which is creating not only a first visual rebrand since 2006 that includes a modern take on the lion icon, but also move away from title sponsorship, which is currently Barclays. The league will be called now "the Premier League" instead "Barclays Premier League". The logo was created in partnership with DesignStudio and Robin Brand Consultants.

“From next season we will move away from title sponsorship and the competition will be known simply as the Premier League, a decision which provided the opportunity to consider how we wanted to present ourselves as an organisation and competition," Premier League Managing Director, Richard Masters, said.

Odds

Manchester City with their new manager Pep Guardiola are the top favourites to win Premier League 2016-17 as the bookmaker WilliamHill offer 2/1 odds. The next big favourite is Jose Mourinho's new team Manchester United with 7/2 to win the league. Champions Leicester City last season were priced at 5000/1 while for 2016/17 are 25/1 and to be relegated for the new season are priced at 20/1. The top favourite for relegation are Hull City at 8/11. Find below full list of odds for winning the league and relegation.

Win the League

Odds to win Premier League 2016-2017

Relegation

Religation odds for Premier League 2016-2017

* All the odds are correct to date writing of this article.

Transfers

£300m were spend only in the first week of the transfer window with Manchester United among the biggest spenders paid £30 for Villarreal defender Eric Bailly and £26m for Borussia Dortmund attacker Henrikh Mkhitaryan. United also got Zlatan Ibrahimovich on a free transfer. 
 
“Well first of all, let me say that we have brought in the player who was voted the best player in the French league [Zlatan] and with Micki we have brought the player who was voted the best player of the Bundesliga,” Jose told MUTV's Stewart Gardner.
 Other big names who are on their way to the Premier League are Dortmund midfielder Ilkay Gundogan who signed for Manchester City, Arsenal signed Granit Xhaka from Borussia Monchengladbach for reported £35m. New Chelsea manager Antonio Conte have started his reformation of the blues with Michy Batshuayi from Marseille for £33m and N'Golo Kante for £30m from champions Leicester City. In that list of new players going to big clubs it is fair to mention the new additions to champions Leicester who have completed the club record signing of French midfielder Nampalys Mendy from Nice for £13m.
 
It is expected by the business analyst Deloitte that this year the gross spending to rise above £1bn before transfer window shuts on 31st of August. The record so far is £870m for the last summer.
Premier League summer spending graph since 2006-07

Predictions

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