‘Relegation.’ To chairmen and fans at Premier League clubs, there is probably no more frightening word.
It doesn’t just mean you drop down a division, but you lose players, riches, visibility and status as you step out of the Premier League spotlight.
More often than not, the sheer financial implications force root and branch change at the club that can take years to bear fruit again. There is no doubt it is a terrifying prospect.
The 2022/23 Premier League season is shaping up to be a cracker if relegation six-pointers and drama is your thing. There are nine teams involved in the…