Chelsea and Man Utd spending plus Newcastle takeover – a new Premier League top four?

A new Premier League top four may be in the offing once football returns to some form of normality in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic.

Top flight matches have been off limits since mid-March, and at first, football was the last thing on the minds of fans up and down the country.

But with fixtures set to resume from June 17, fans of the Premier League are beginning to reaccustom themselves ahead of the action restarting.

Transfer talk is back in full swing, with Chelsea moving quickly to beat Liverpool in a race to agree terms with Timo Werner.

Manchester United continue to be linked with a host of big names, while Newcastle could become the richest club in the league if their takeover goes through.

So, is there a set to be a shake up to the Premier League top four as we know it?

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Philippe Coutinho’s move to Barcelona funded the arrival of players like Alisson and Fabinho, and since the 2019 Champions League success the only players to have arrived at the club are Sepp van den Berg, Harvey Elliott, Takumi Minamino and Adrian.

The Reds don’t look set to strengthen their ranks just yet – so will Jurgen Klopp be able to repeat this season’s glory without additions?

Manchester City have struggled to match the Reds this season and have their looming battle with UEFA to come.

No Champions League football would make it extremely hard for Pep Guardiola and co. to attract the same type of talent they have done in recent seasons.

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Jadon Sancho is the name at the top of the shortlist, above players like Moussa Dembele, Jack Grealish and…