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Last season, the Reds came agonizingly close to ending a year-wait for a top-flight title but eventually surrendered to Manchester City. Despite amassing 97 points—the highest total in English top-flight history for a second-placed team—Jurgen Klopp's men were pipped to the post by City, who successfully defended its title.
Pep Guardiola's team will launch its bid to become the first team to win the Premier League title in three consecutive seasons on Saturday, when it faces West Ham United in London. The defending champions have signed Rodri from Atletico Madrid for a club record fee, further bolstering an already talented midfield, but the loss of Vincent Kompany is expected to be sorely felt.
The Belgian was a pivotal figure in City's transformation from also-ran into a Premier League force and his influence will be missed both in the locker room and on the field. Aside from City and Liverpool, Tottenham has signed Tanguy Ndombele for a club-record fee, but Mauricio Pochettino has been left frustrated by a lack of further signings.
Elsewhere, Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea have all bolstered their squads but don't look to have done enough to close the gap with the top two. Here's everything you need to know ahead of the upcoming season.
Six games are scheduled for Saturday, when defending champions Manchester City travel to London to face West Ham United in the day's early kick-off. Three games complete the schedule on Sunday, with Manchester United hosting Chelsea at Old Trafford to round off the first week of action.
TV coverage NBC Sports retained broadcasting rights for the Premier League and it will offer a number of different options to fans wanting to keep up with the actions.
The Matchday Pass will give viewers access to games broadcast live exclusively, while the Premier League Pass will have all Premier League games available on demand along with additional content. Live stream for selected games will also be available via fuboTV.
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