Whos going to win the Premier League - According to Football Manager
The Dailly Mirror decided to run a simulation of the 2017/18 season, with the squads as they currently look now, using the Football Manager database
Manchester City reclaim the Premier League crown as they finish top of the pile on 84 points
Chelsea’s defence of their title ends in disappointment as they finish in second spot, six points off the top
Manchester United end the season in third spot, a further two points back from Chelsea with Arsenal returning to the top four on 75 points to earn the final Champions League place
Liverpool finish in fifth spot, missing out on fourth spot by just two points while Tottenham’s end in sixth place.
Huddersfield finish bottom and Newcastle are relegated in 18th place but Brighton secure another season in the top flight by finishing 17th with Swansea the other side relegated to the Championship, missing out on survival by two points
Harry Kane claims the Golden Boot for the third year in succession as he finds the net 27 times over the course of the campaign, Romelu Lukaku and Alexandre Lacazette are the highest scorers out of the big summer signings as they score 23 and 22 times respectively with Alvaro Morata just shy of the 20-goal mark in his debut Premier League season on 18.
Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus are the main goalscorers for City, scoring a combined 35 goals for the season
Kevin De Bruyne emerges as the star man of the season and walks away with the Player of the Year award in May.
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