Tottenham will be one of the inaugural participants in the Europa Conference League
Tottenham will be one of the inaugural participants in the Europa Conference League

The inaugural Europa Conference League is set to take centre stage this week — but how much do you really know about Europe’s newest competition?

Premier League outfit Tottenham join 43 other sides in the play-offs of UEFA’s new third-tier competition on Thursday night.

We will be giving you the full rundown of the competition as well as things to look out for as the likes of Roma, Aberdeen and St Johnstone also kick off their campaigns.

Elsewhere, there is further focus on Spurs, specifically where manager Nuno Espirito Santo still needs to strengthen in his squad, along with our usual transfer round-up and a treat for fantasy football fans.

Europa Conference League action

It will be the first taste of European football for a number of players taking part in Thursday’s play-off action — but there are plenty of recognisable names invovled. 

If you are left wondering what exactly the Europa Conference League is, there is only one place you need to go for your full competition rundown.

Read more: What to look out for in the Europa Conference League play-offs

We are also focusing on the top teams and match-ups to look out for across Thursday’s fixture list as Rennes’ young stars get cracking, Shamrock Rovers get another shot at European football Europe and much more.

Read more: What to look out for in the Europa Conference League play-offs

Spurs in the spotlight

Nuno Espirito Santo still has work to do before the transfer window shuts
Nuno Espirito Santo still has work to do before the transfer window shuts

It was a flying start to life in North London for Nuno as his Harry Kane-less side beat champions Manchester City 1-0 on the opening day.

But with a gruelling schedule to come this season and star man Kane’s future still to be resolved, we look at where Spurs still need to strengthen before the transfer window closes at the end of the month.

Read more: Where Spurs still need to strengthen this summer

Transfer Talk

As expected, it has been the transfer saga of the summer but City’s pursuit of Kane could be resolved this week. 

We will bring you the latest news on the England captain and round up the deals and rumours from across the football world.

Read more: More twists in Kane saga as clock ticks on City move

Fantasy football injury table

We are only one week into the new Premier League season but fantasy football managers are already fretting about the changes they might need to make to keep up the pace in their respective leagues.

Our comprehensive injury list for all 20 Premier League clubs, which you can check back on throughout the season, should make those tough decisions that little bit easier.

Read more: Premier League injuries with Rashford and Foden on the treatment table

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