While much of the attention in preseason is dedicated to the teams expecting to challenge at the top of the Premier League, others are preparing themselves for a battle against Premier League relegation.
Premier League Relegation Stats
When looking for potential Premier League relegation candidates the first thought if often to look at the newly promoted clubs and with good reason. Since the Premier League was reduced to 20 teams, 29 of the 66 relegation places have been taken up by teams which were promoted the season before.
Furthermore, in six of the last eight Premier League seasons, the team finishing 17th in the league the season before has been relegated. So, with that mind let’s look at who could be relegated from the Premier League in the 2017/18 season.