After months of interminable transfer speculation that has at times reached startling heights of absurdity, it is quite a relief that the Premier League finally kicks off today.
We have been subjected to ridiculous rumours, unashamed greed and downright lies concerning the ultimate destinations of the likes of Luis Suarez, Gareth Bale and Wayne Rooney and, as of press time, are still none the wiser. Talk about a big yawn.
Once again the Premier League will feel like three divisions in one. There will be the top four or five, otherwise known as the 'usual suspects', vying for the title and European places.
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