Following the release of the English Premier League 2022/23 season fans have been clamouring about the unpredictable English Premier League clubs to look out for when the league resumes. Some new clubs made a return to the Premier League and among those teams is one club that has won the Uefa Champions League twice and the Super Cup once.
We will be looking at five English Premier League clubs to look out for when the league resumes and why. The clubs we will be looking at are Nottingham Forest, Tottenham Hotspur, Newcastle United, Brighton and Steven Gerald’s Aston Villa.
Five English Premier League Clubs to Watch out for
Tottenham will start their 2022/23 Premier League campaign at home to Southampton on August 6 followed by a trip to London rivals Chelsea on August 13. Antonio Conte’s side, who finished fourth last season to qualify for the Champions League, face north London rivals Arsenal at The Emirates on October 1 with the return fixture at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on January 14.
The reason why we will pay close attention to this club is because of their manager Antonio Conte, the Italian have of record of winning at least a trophy in his second season with any club he manages. The manager took over from Jose Mourinho and has since then done a great job in the team, the club is one to look out for as they went against all odds to beat Arsenal to the Champions League spot.
Also, with the arrival of Perisic and Bissuoma, the team is stronger now and it looks like they might just be aiming for the English Premier League title now.
Their first game will be against Nottingham Forest at the City Ground on August 27 and that is followed by a midweek evening trip to London rivals West Ham on August 30. Tottenham’s final game before the season pauses for the winter World Cup in Qatar will be at home to Leeds on November 12, with Spurs returning to Premier League action on Boxing Day at Brentford.
Tottenham faces back-to-back London derbies at home in the second half of the season as they host West Ham on February 18 and then Chelsea on February 25.
Nottingham Forest is making a return to the English Premier League after so many years. They will start the league with a trip to Newcastle on August 6, as the Reds embark on their first top-flight season since the 1998-98 campaign.
Steve Cooper’s side won promotion to England’s top tier after they won the Championship play-off final against Huddersfield at the end of May, ending a near-quarter of a century wait for Premier League football. Forest’s first top-flight home game back sees David Moyes’ West Ham arrive at the City Ground on the weekend of August 13.
Forest then faces a tricky next few games as they travel to Everton, host Tottenham and then go to champions Manchester City before the end of August. Watch some of Nottingham Forest’s best goals in Premier League history as they return to the top flight of English football for the first time since 1999.
Forest’s East Midlands rivalry with Leicester City will resume on October 1 at the King Power Stadium, with the return fixture at the City Ground on January 14. The club’s Boxing Day fixture sees them go to Old Trafford for a trip to Manchester United.
The team stunned Arsenal and Manchester United in the English FA Cup last season as they beat the two Premier League sides. This team have two Champions League title to their name and one Super Cup title. Their return to the league is one football fans have long waited for and it is expected that they will not go back to the Championship anytime soon.
Newcastle United will host newly-promoted Nottingham Forest on the opening weekend of the 2022/23 Premier League season. After a trip to Brighton on the second weekend, Eddie Howe’s Magpies host Premier League champions Manchester City on August 20, before finishing the month with trips to Wolves and Liverpool.
Howe faces former club Bournemouth at home on September 17, while the visit of Brentford on October 8 marks the first anniversary of the Newcastle’s Saudi-backed takeover.
Newcastle travels to Leicester on Boxing Day, hosts Leeds on New Year’s Eve, and then travels to Arsenal on January 2, before concluding their campaign away at Chelsea. The reason why they made this list is because of their new ownership, the new owners are ready to fund the club and so we will be expecting big players to come into the club very soon.
Liverpool head coach Jurgen Klopp in an interview called the club the new money power club which means the club will spoil the transfer market with the kind of signing they will be making.
Aston Villa will begin their 2022/23 Premier League campaign with a trip to the newly-promoted Bournemouth on August 6. Steven Gerrard’s side follows this up with home matches against Everton and West Ham, plus away games at Crystal Palace and Arsenal in a busy August.
Aston Villa’s final game before the season pauses for the winter World Cup will be against Brighton on the weekend of November 12/13. They will then return to action on Boxing Day against Liverpool.
After a New Year’s Eve trip to Tottenham, Aston Villa will face Midlands rivals Wolves on January 2 at Villa Park, before the return fixture at Molineux on May 6. A trip to Gerrard’s former side Liverpool is among a tough run-in of fixtures, as they also face Manchester United and Tottenham in their final five games, before finishing the season with a home match against Brighton.
Since the arrival of the former Liverpool player Steven Gerald, the signing of the club has improved and with them that it is expected that more players will come to the club. The club is one football fans are waiting to watch especially with the presence of Philippe Coutinho.
Brighton will face Erik ten Hag’s Manchester United in their opening game of the 2022/23 Premier League. The Seagulls will be the first club to visit Old Trafford and test the new Man Utd manager on August 7, set to be shown on Super Sunday with kick-off at 2 pm, before facing Eddie Howe’s Newcastle five days later.
Their first derby against Crystal Palace is early on too, facing their rivals at the Amex Stadium on September 17 before the away fixture at Selhurst Park on February 11. Brighton’s final game before the season pauses for the winter World Cup will be against Aston Villa on November 12. The Seagulls will then return to action on Boxing Day against Southampton.
The reverse fixture against the Saints at the Amex Stadium will also be Brighton’s penultimate game of the season, before travelling to Aston Villa for the final match of the 2022/23 campaign on May 28. The club will be without one of their best players Bissouma who joined Tottenham recently and their left-back is likely to join Manchester City.
These five clubs are the clubs on our list to watch out for in the 2022/23 English Premier League season.