🦁 Premier League clubs return for pre-season

🦁 Premier League clubs return for pre-season

The 2021/22 English Premier League season is only a few weeks away, and teams are already preparing. 

A good number have friendly fixtures lined up starting this week as they get ready for the big kick-off. 

So far, 10 teams have resumed camp after a month's break, with the rest set to join in the coming days. 

Here are some of the teams that are back in training; 

Aston Villa

There was one familiar face when the Villans resumed camp; the returning Ashely Young, who joined from Inter Milan. 

Crystal Palace

The Eagles are under a new manager; Patrick Vieira, who was announced early this week. 


Another Premier League club under new management, The Toffees held their first training under former Liverpool tactician Rafael Benitez.

Leeds United

Marcelo Bielsa's side held their first session in the gym. 

Manchester United

Some of Man United's players are back in training, including the likes o Nemanja Matic, who recently signed a new one-year contract, and Mason Greenwood.

Newcastle United

Callum Wilson is among the Newcastle players returning for the start of pre-season.

Norwich City

The newly-promoted side, fresh from landing Chelsea star Billy Gilmour, are also getting ready for the long season.

Tottenham Hotspur

Tottenham have a new manager; former Wolves tactician Nuno Espirito, and he is getting ready to lead the London side. 


The Hornets are back in the league as well, and they are putting in the paces for their return.

West Ham United

The Hammers are spending five days at a training camp in misty Scotland ahead of a pre-season friendly against Dundee on Friday 9 July.

Wolverhampton Wanderers

New head coach Bruno Lage has started to assess his squad and get his ideas across after holding his first training session.

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