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5 talking points ahead of the Premier League weekend

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Last year’s champions and runners-up will want to maintain momentum while the promoted clubs are all at home.

The new Premier League season continues with Manchester City, Liverpool and Manchester United among the clubs looking to build on strong starts.

Here, PA looks at the key talking points as the action gets under way.

A renewed Arsenal attack?

Arsenal’s Sead Kolasinac (left) and Mesut Ozil, who could return to action after a knife attack forced them to miss the opening weekend of the Premier League
Arsenal’s Sead Kolasinac, left, and Mesut Ozil, who could return to action after an attempted car-jacking forced them to miss the opening weekend of the Premier League (Nigel French/PA)

Lampard’s floundering fortunes

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard during his side's 4-0 defeat to Manchester United
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard during his side’s 4-0 defeat to Manchester United (Martin Rickett/PA)

Business as usual for Manchester City?

Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero scores past West Ham's Lukasz Fabianski
Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero scores past West Ham’s Lukasz Fabianski (Adam Davy/PA)

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Manchester United wary of Wolves

Manchester United were unable to beat Wolves in three attempts last season
Manchester United were unable to beat Wolves in three attempts last season (Nick Potts/PA)

Championship heroes on home turf

Sheffield United gained a point in their opening match of the 2019-20 Premier League season, thanks to fan-favourite Billy Sharp
Sheffield United gained a point in their opening match of the 2019-20 Premier League season, thanks to fan-favourite Billy Sharp (Mark Kerton/PA)

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