The 2015-16 Premier League season is set to begin this Saturday, despite the transfer window having slightly over a month remaining.
Hull City, Queens Park Rangers and Burnley were relegated following the 2014-15 campaign. They have been replaced by Norwich City, Bournemouth and Watford.
fanatix has already put together a projected 2015-16 Premier League standings article, but here is an alternative prediction of how this season’s top flight standings could finish.
Premier League 2015-16 table prediction: Arsenal DETHRONE Chelsea, Liverpool FAIL, SHOCK relegation
20. Norwich City
Norwich were only promoted via the playoffs and have yet to significantly improve their squad, so it is hard to imagine them finishing any higher than the relegation zone.
Watford and new manager Quique Flores will find their adjustment to the Premier League difficult, as they do not possess many legitimate goalscoring threats outside of Troy Deeney.
18. Leicester City
The Foxes have endured far too many off-season distractions to start strongly, and it remains to be seen whether Claudio Ranieri is the right man to steady the ship.
Bournemouth are the most likely promoted team to survive in the Premier League, as they were able to take home the Championship title last term. Their inaugural season will be far from easy, though.
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