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Meet the new Premier League WAGs… from Mrs Ibrahimovic to Mrs Guardiola, here's the other halves joining for the new season

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Alex Sharp for MailOnline


Published:
07:13 EST, 3 August 2016

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Updated:
09:53 EST, 3 August 2016

The superpowers of the Premier League continue to bolster their squads ahead of the new campaign, attempting to lure the finest players in the world to join their ranks. 

A selection of the summer signings have never plied their trade in the Premier League and will need help adjusting their lives to new surroundings.

Fortunately for some players they have a wife or girlfriend to keep their spirits high for that transition of lifestyle.

Here are some of the new WAGS on the scene for 2016-17. 

Zlatan Ibrahimovic (left) basks in the sun on holiday with his wife Helena Seger

Zlatan Ibrahimovic (left) basks in the sun on holiday with his wife Helena Seger

Ibrahimovic’s wife has dabbled in modelling and acting back in her native Sweden 

The couple catch some tennis at the French Open in Paris in 2015 during his PSG spell

The couple catch some tennis at the French Open in Paris in 2015 during his PSG spell

Manchester United have signaled their intent this season with the capture of the gregarious striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

The former PSG star arrived in the UK alongside his blond bombshell wife Helena Seger.

The 45-year-old businesswoman has had two sons with the towering forward and has dabbled with acting and modelling back in her native Sweden.

Arsenal fans were buoyed by the arrival of a bit of grit in their midfield this summer in the shape of Granit Xhaka.

The Switzerland international has been the marquee signing for the Gunners after a £35m deal from Borussia Monchengladbach.

The 23-year-old will be joined in north London alongside his fiancée Leonita Lekaj, with the pair regularly updating their followers on Instagram with their latest trip together. The stunning brunette is also from a Kosovo-Albanian background, like Arsenal’s new midfield general. 

Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka poses for the camera with his fiancee Leonita Lekaj

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Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka poses for the camera with his fiancee Leonita Lekaj

Lekaj (right) provided vehement support for Switzerland and her partner at Euro 2016

Lekaj (right) provided vehement support for Switzerland and her partner at Euro 2016

The loved up duo were reunited after Xhaka played for Arsenal on their U.S pre-season tour

The loved up duo were reunited after Xhaka played for Arsenal on their U.S pre-season tour

Lekaj (left), looking to enjoy a new life in London with Xhaka, poses for a selfie in the car

Lekaj (left), looking to enjoy a new life in London with Xhaka, poses for a selfie in the car

Manchester City have added another facet to their attack in the form of Spanish striker Nolito in a £14m transfer from La Liga side Celta Vigo.

Nolito has made the move over to Pep Guardiola’s side with his wife Laura Darea, the mother of his three daughters. 

However, his arrival in the Premier League is reportedly not the desired destination for Darea.

Ahead of Euro 2016, at a Spain press-conference, team-mate Thiago Alcantara reportedly stated that; ‘If he goes to England his wife will be angry.’ 

Manchester City's summer signing Nolito (left) with his wife Laura Darea

Manchester City’s summer signing Nolito (left) with his wife Laura Darea

Darea, who has had three daughters with the Spanish striker, poses during a photoshoot

Darea, who has had three daughters with the Spanish striker, poses during a photoshoot

It’s not just the players who will be accompanied to their new destinations.

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte will be residing in the UK with his wife of three years Elisabetta Muscarello.

During Euro 2016 the couple celebrated their anniversary and Conte exemplified the archetypal Italian flair with a heartfelt message on his Facebook page.

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte married Elisabetta Muscarello (left) back in 2013

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte married Elisabetta Muscarello (left) back in 2013

‘Dear betta, Today is the anniversary of our marriage. It’s been three years. Even if we can’t celebrate with victory, you renew my love,’ declared the Blues boss.

‘Thank you for the support that you give me every day and for being by my side in all the work and personal challenges I’m facing. A kiss, Antonio.’

Muscarello got into the spirit of Euro 2016 and cheered on her husband's side in the stands

Muscarello got into the spirit of Euro 2016 and cheered on her husband’s side in the stands

Meanwhile Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is expected to be joined at his new venture by his wife Cristine Serra.

Guardiola cuts a fashionable figure on the touchline and that could the influence of his wife.

Serra’s family own a popular clothes store in Spain and it was here where she met her future husband, with Guardiola modelling for Antonio Miro.

Pep Guardiola, during his time at Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich, pictured with his wife

Pep Guardiola, during his time at Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich, pictured with his wife

They married back in 2014 at a low key ceremony in Catalonia and have had three children as a couple.

Perhaps the fashionable duo will be spotted sauntering around Manchester’s many designer stores and boutiques. 

Guardiola met his wife Cristina Serra at her family's fashion clothes store

Guardiola met his wife Cristina Serra at her family's fashion clothes store

Guardiola met his wife Cristina Serra at her family’s fashion clothes store

The pair, who married back in 2014, both share an interest in fashion

The pair, who married back in 2014, both share an interest in fashion

Back over to Old Trafford and Jose Mourinho’s first signing in charge at Manchester United was the £30m transfer of Villarreal’s defender Eric Bailly. 

Shortly after signing to join the Premier League giants, Bailly jetted off to the Ivory Coast to tie the knot with his partner Vanessa Troupah

Manchester United's £30 summer recruit Eric Bailly takes a snap with his wife

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Manchester United’s £30 summer recruit Eric Bailly takes a snap with his wife

The former Villarreal defender (centre) married Vanessa Troupah in June 

The former Villarreal defender (centre) married Vanessa Troupah in June 

Harry Kane has a new partner in crime in attack with Tottenham Hotspur this season.

Spurs struck an £18.5m deal with AZ Alkmaar for Vincent Janssen and the Holland international is also relishing life off the pitch.

The 22-year-old is a keen user of social media and regularly updates fans on his romance with student Rachelle Reijnders, who is due to graduate from Wageningen University in 2017.    

Vincent Janssen (left) enjoys a walk by the sea with his girlfriend Rachelle Reijnders

Vincent Janssen (left) enjoys a walk by the sea with his girlfriend Rachelle Reijnders

Reijnders, from Oss in the Netherlands, will graduate from Wageningen University in 2017

Reijnders, from Oss in the Netherlands, will graduate from Wageningen University in 2017

Reijnders, from Oss in the Netherlands, will graduate from Wageningen University in 2017

The duo dined together as Janssen enjoyed a free summer with Holland absent at Euro 2016

The duo dined together as Janssen enjoyed a free summer with Holland absent at Euro 2016

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