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I'm choosing Manchester City for the simple reason that Manuel Pellgrini will have a stable environment working with most of the players that won the title two out of the last three seasons and he's added some cream on top.

I'm not sure what he has in mind for Frank Lampard but he has also brought in Willy Cabellero, Bacary Sagna and Fernando and may spend more before the end of the month

But I'm a bit torn this season about my prediction. Jose Mourinho has had a year to work his magic at Stamford Bridge and he has worked hard to fill the gaps he identified very early in his second stint working for Roman Abramovich.

Diego Costa, with some help from Didier Drogba, will address the problem Chelsea had scoring goals and Cesc Fabregas gives Mourinho more options in midfield which he needs.

The fact that Fernando Torres is still a Chelsea player is a bit of a puzzle which might have more to do with economics than anything else. They're hardly queueing up to sign him.

But somewhere between Pellegrini's stability and Mourinho's tried and trusted formula should lie the title although like last season, I do think that this will be very, very competitive and Arsenal, Manchester United and Liverpool will have a lot to say about the ultimate destination of the title.

Oddly enough, I fancy Arsenal this time around. Not to win it but to have a right go at least. Alexis Sanchez is a huge signing and if Arsene Wenger can keep Aaron Ramsey and Jack Wilshere fit, the Gunners will be formidable.