The Essential 50 Of The 19-20 Premier League Season

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The Essential 50 Of The 19-20 Premier League Season 

Post#1 » by RealGM Articles » Fri Aug 9, 2019 7:11 pm

The following is a list of the 50 essential players and managers who will define the 2019-20 Premier League season:

50. Callum Wilson (Bournemouth) - Can the 27-year-old striker replicate his 14 goal season and lead Bournemouth to a top-10 finish?

49. Pablo Fornals (West Ham) - Can the Spanish playmaker be the focal of Manuel Pellegrini’s attack? 

48. Chris Wilder (Sheffield United) - Will the manager continue to innovate his tactics in the Premier League, or adapt to a more pragmatic style?

47. Graham Potter (Brighton) - What tactical adjustments will the up-and-coming English manager unveil to keep the club competitive? 

46. Raul Jimenez (Wolves) - Can the striker improve upon his goal-scoring form from last season in England and in Europe?

45. Moise Kean (Everton) - Can the 19-year-old attacker elevate Everton into Europe?

44. Ralph Hasenhuttl (Southampton) - Can the manager continue to develop his pressing approach with a full preseason?  

43. Daniel Farke (Norwich City) - Can the 42-year-old be the latest German manager to adapt a pressing style England?

42. Abdoulaye Doucoure (Watford) - Can the French midfielder continue to hold together Watford’s midfield amid transfer rumors?

41. Billy Sharp (Sheffield United) - Can the 33-year-old striker replicate his Championship goal-scoring form in the Premier League?

40. Ayoze Perez (Leicester City) - Can the attacker justify his transfer fee and unlock Brendan Rodgers’ attack?

39. Sean Dyche (Burnley) - What wrinkles will he unveil to his defensive system without the distraction of European football?

38. Ismaila Sarr (Watford) - Can the club record signing elevate Watford’s attack into a European place?

37. Ederson (Manchester City) - How will the keeper take advantage of new goal-kick rules to add to his passing repertoire? 

36. Alisson (Liverpool) - Will the 26-year-old cement his place as the best goalkeeper in the world?

35. Brendan Rodgers (Leicester City) - Can the 46-year-old manager take the club to a European place?

34. Marco Silva (Everton) - Can the Portuguese manager shape his new attacking options into a cohesive side contending for Europe?

33. Javi Gracia (Watford) - Can the Spanish manager overachieve in his second season with the club?

32. Youri Tielemans (Leicester City) - Will the 22-year-old live up to his potential under Brendan Rodgers?

31. Eddie Howe (Bournemouth) - What wrinkles will the English manager unveil to continue outperforming his side’s budget?

30. Nuno (Wolves) - How will he continue to elevate his side with the added pressure of the Europa League?

29. Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) - How will this summer’s transfer rumors affect his form?

28. Kieran Tierney (Arsenal) - Can the 22-year-old left back open up Arsenal’s attack with his wingplay?

27. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (Manchester United) - Can the manager find a robust backline combination to bring United back to the Champions League?

26. Unai Emery (Arsenal) - How will the Spanish manager incorporate his new attacking signings to challenge for a Champions League position?

25. Wesley Moraes (Aston Villa) - Can the most expensive transfer in club history score enough goals to keep his side from relegation?

24. Rodri (Manchester City) - Can the midfielder adapt his passing ability to the Premier League and take Manchester City to an even higher level?

23. Christian Pulisic (Chelsea) - How much of Eden Hazard’s production can the 20-year-old replicate?

22. Aaron Wan-Bissaka (Manchester United) - Can the 21-year-old signing live up to expectations and provide assists from the right wing?

21. Emi Buendia (Norwich City) - Will the 22-year-old be this season’s breakout player?

20. Joelinton (Newcastle) - Can the club record signing carry Newcastle’s attack into mid-table?

19. Che Adams (Southampton) - Can the 22-year-old striker lead Southampton’s press with and without the ball?

18. Dani Ceballos (Arsenal) - Can the 23-year-old midfielder regain his club form and link together Arsenal’s attack?

17. Sebastian Haller - Can the French striker replicate his Bundesliga form and reach his potential in England?

16. Ruben Neves (Wolves) - Can the 22-year-old midfielder continue to develop into one of the best deep-lying midfielders in England?

15. Giovani Lo Celso (Tottenham) - Is the 23-year-old Argentine ready to take over as Tottenham’s creative playmaker?

14. Frank Lampard (Chelsea) - Can he replicate his playing success as manager in the face of a transfer ban? 

13. David Luiz (Arsenal) - Can he be the missing link in solidifying Arsenal’s backline?

12. Kevin de Bruyne (Manchester City) - Can the Belgium midfielder stay healthy for an entire season?

11. Richarlison (Everton) - Can the 22-year-old build off the momentum of his Copa America performances and become one of the best attackers in England?

10. Tanguy Ndombele (Tottenham) - Can the club record signing replace Moussa Dembele’s control in midfield? 

9. Virgil Van Dijk (Liverpool) - Can he anchor Liverpool’s defense to a Premier League title? 

8. Harry Maguire (Manchester United) - How will he live up to the pressure as the world’s most expensive defender?

7. Nicolas Pepe (Arsenal) - Can the club record signing carry Arsenal’s attack to a Champions League place?

6. Harry Kane (Tottenham) - Can the striker stay healthy and once again top 30 goals this season?

5. Mo Salah (Liverpool) - Can the 27-year-old striker carry Liverpool’s attack to a Premier League title?

4. Sergio Aguero (Manchester City) - Can the 31-year-old striker continue to score goals and cement his Premier League legacy?

3. Bernardo Silva (Manchester City) - Will he be the best player in the Premier League next season?

2. Pep Guardiola (Manchester City) - What new wrinkles will he discover to continue to elevate Manchester City’s playing style?

1. Jurgen Klopp (Liverpool) - Can he lead Liverpool to their first Premier League title in 30 years?

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