The teams that could break into the Premier League top six this season

Guardian
Wolves, Everton, Leicester and West Ham have all invested well this summer but can they challenge the established order?By Martin Laurence for WhoScoredThe same teams have taken the top six places in the Premier League for the last three seasons, but their stranglehold over the European qualifying spots may be broken in 2019-20. The challenging pack showed last season that they are getting closer. The gap from Chelsea in third down to West Ham in tenth was just 20 points – as small as it has been in the last 12 years, and 13 points fewer than it was the season before.And that’s despite the fact Everton, Leicester and West Ham had fairly disappointing campaigns. Those three clubs – as well as Wolves, who were the closest challengers to the top six last season – have all strengthened this summer and will feel as if they have an opportunity to bridge t...
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