Arsene Wenger exclusive: Alexandre Lacazette challenged to continue scoring record at Arsenal

Winners and losers of Chelsea’s pre-season campaign

Jamie Vardy didn't have the best goalscoring season past year, but the Leicester City forward has scored the last three goals against Arsenal in the Premier League.

Lacazette comes to Arsenal with a big reputation after netting more than 20 league goals in each of the past three seasons for Lyon. For a home opener, Arsenal got a pretty good draw. "I think we have a good level of physical preparation".

That mark was the league's fifth worst and significantly more than their key rivals.

Jose Mourinho always wins the title in his second season, with Lukaku the man he has entrusted to boost United's feeble 2016-17 goal tally of 54.

Former Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez returns to the Premier League after spells in Spain and Germany.

Leicester under Craig Shakespeare came back to life last season and finished the season strongly.

"They have top players, but it is just 11 v 11 on the pitch and we need them to be uncomfortable", the Spaniard told the club's website.

Arsene Wenger fears another slow Arsenal start

Champions Chelsea have made some big moves in the transfer market, although manager Antonio Conte is keen to do more business before the end of the month.

Amartey is expected to be part of the Leicester team that travels to play against Arsenal on the opening day of the 2017/2018 Premier League live on Citi FM brought to listeners by Premium Bank, Betway and Slydepay. They have a thin squad and there seems to be a bit of infighting between the Italian and the powers that be at the club, especially in the area of transfers.

Morata, perhaps the window's most intriguing signing, spent most of last season warming the bench at Real Madrid and is reported to have confidence issues.

Lovely header by a guy who can be one of the best strikers in all of Europe.

Arsenal have been looking at paying Mesut Ozil £285,000-a-week to secure his future and they will now go to £300,000 for Sanchez.

'Tonight we needed this win, everyone knows the importance of the first game for confidence.

Bournemouth conceded 67 goals last season, but the arrivals of Ake and goalkeeper Asmir Begovic from Stamford Bridge should improve their solidity as Howe looks to build on last season's impressive ninth-place finish. Both sides will be eager to begin their campaigns with a bang after what was a disappointing season for them in 2016/17.

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