Former Chelsea defender Marcel Desailly feels that the 2011/12 Premier League season will be an open campaign.
Last term, the title race came down to just two teams as Manchester United held off a fast-finishing Blues outfit and Desailly thinks that there may be more teams in with a chance next term.
"I think it's going to be open again," he told Goal.com. "We are really waiting for (Man) City to show up and prove themselves.
"We are waiting for Liverpool to get back to where they were under Rafael Benitez when they were so strong tactically and technically - they were amazing.
"We also need to see how Arsene Wenger organises himself in the transfer market and obviously we have seen City and Liverpool spend a lot of money on players so it's tough. It's going to a very open season."