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Premier League back with a bang
Left to right: Dimitar Berbatov, Robbie Keane, Robinho, Theo Walcott (top right) and Mike Ashley
The Premier League returns on Saturday after the international break - and what a weekend it promises to be.

A host of multi-million pound signings will make their debuts, including 30.75m Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov and shock Manchester City buy Robinho who cost a British record 32.5m.

Berbatov will make his Man Utd bow against Liverpool on Saturday, coming up against his old Spurs partner Robbie Keane, while Man City host Chelsea in a battle of the big spenders.

There is also the intrigue of a potential Newcastle protest against owner Mike Ashley after the exit of boss Kevin Keegan and whether England's hat-trick hero Theo Walcott will even start for Arsenal against Blackburn at Ewood Park.

BBC Sport checks out what the weekend has to offer.



see also
Lawro's predictions
11 Sep 08 |  Football
Liverpool v Man Utd
11 Sep 08 |  Premier League
Blackburn v Arsenal
11 Sep 08 |  Premier League
Newcastle v Hull
11 Sep 08 |  Premier League
Man City v Chelsea
11 Sep 08 |  Premier League

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