Liverpool were the closest challengers to Pep Guardiola’s side last campaign, finishing one point behind the champions as the title race dragged on until the final day.
But how will it turn out this time around?
Data pundits and bookmakers have made their predictions ahead of the new campaign as Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal and Manchester United look to close the gap to last season’s top two.
City have had a busy summer as they look to strengthen from a position of strength with the signings of Kalvin Phillips and Erling Haaland making them the Premier League’s biggest spenders this summer.
Arsenal have paid the third-highest transfer fee this window while Tottenham have spent just under £80million on new players.
Chelsea have spent around the same amount as Tottenham, Raheem Sterling and Kalidou Koulibaly arriving at Stamford Bridge this window.
Liverpool are just behind Spurs and Chelsea with £77m paid in transfer fees as they aim to do better than second place last season while Manchester United have spent just £13m so that they target more players. The Red Devils also secured the signing of Christen Eriksen on a free transfer on Friday.
Looking ahead to the upcoming campaign, we’ve established what the final table will look like in May based on predictions from data experts and bookmakers…