Club record signings, a number of managerial changes and the introduction of video assistant referees (VAR) – the new Premier League season is almost upon us.
Will Manchester City become the first team since Manchester United in 2009 to win the title three years in a row?
Will European champions Liverpool be crowned champions of England for the first time since 1990 after going so close last season?
Chelsea have a new manager – as well as a transfer ban – while newly promoted Norwich City, Sheffield United and Aston Villa are looking to establish themselves.
Here, BBC Sport assesses each side’s preparations…
2018-19 Premier League finish: 5th
FA Cup: Fourth round
Carabao Cup: Quarter-finals
Europa League: Runners-up
Players in: Gabriel Martinelli (Ituano, undisclosed), Dani Ceballos (Real Madrid, loan), William Saliba (Saint-Etienne, £27m*).
Players out: David Ospina (Napoli, £3.1m*), Aaron Ramsey (Juventus, free), Petr Cech (retired), Danny Welbeck (released), Stephan Lichtsteiner (released), Charlie Gilmour (Norwich, free), Julio Pleguezuelo (FC Twente, free), Jordi Osei-Tutu (Bochum, loan), Daniel Ballard (Swindon, loan), Vontae Daley-Campbell (Leicester, undisclosed), Ben Sheaf (Doncaster, loan), Cohen Bramall (released), Xavier Amaechi (Hamburg, £2.25m*).
*Reported cost of player. Officially undisclosed fee.
Summer so far:
- Captain Laurent Koscielny refuses to…