New Sky, BT, and Amazon Prime pundits for new Premier League season confirmed

The Premier League season is about to get underway and football appears to be finally getting back to normal, with full capacity crowds returning.

However, not everything on our screens will be the same, as Sky Sports, BT Sport and Amazon Prime have all announced changes to their punditry team ahead of the new campaign.

Some changes will see fresh faces grace our screens, where as others will simply see moves and promotions from other departments, rather fitting during the summer transfer window.

Here the Star Sport provide all the updates that you can expect to see ahead of this season…

Sky Sports

Former West Ham and Everton striker Tony Cottee has been moved on following 20 years with Sky Sports, and the 56-year-old has been replaced by Karen Carney and Michael Dawson.

Carney will lead the Women's Super League punditry team, and former Tottenham defender Dawson will join Jeff Stelling's team on Soccer Saturday.

Michelle Owen will also present Sky's EFL shows.

BT Sport

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Gary Lineker is the marquee departure among the broadcasters, as the former Leicester striker has quit in order to follow his former side home and away during their Europa League campaign.

However the remainder of the team will stay put- and continue BT Sport's star-studded lineup for the Premier League.

Former Manchester United stars Rio Ferdinand, Robin van Persie and Owen Hargreaves will continue to provide analysis, and Jermaine Jenas, Michael Owen and Peter Crouch will also provide coverage, as will Robbie Savage and Chris Sutton.

Amazon Prime

The new online broadcasters will show 20 Premier League matches across two gameweeks in the 2021/22 season, as they continue to compete for coverage

Amazon's first round of fixtures run from November 30 to December 1 with the second week falling on December 28.

They are yet to confirm who they will appoint, but to cover the magnitude of games in a short space of time, Amazon Prime employed more than 40 stars last season.

Last season's names included Gabby Logan, Eilidh Barbour, Steve Bower and Jim Rosenthal for the presenting team, and Alan Shearer and Harry Redknapp were among the stars in the punditry seats.

Commentary favourites Clive Tyldesley and Guy Mowbray were behind the mic for all of the games.

Get your hands on your club's special edition 2021/22 annual. Find out more here.

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