Date: 14th June 2018 at 9:01am
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Champions Manchester City will visit Arsenal on the opening weekend of the 2018-19 Premier League season.

Pep Guardiola’s men, who finished a huge 19 points clear of second placed rivals Manchester United in the top-flight table last term, will travel to the Emirates Stadium on the weekend of 11-12 August in Unai Emery’s first competitive game in charge of The Gunners.

Meanwhile, United take on Leicester City at Old Trafford, Liverpool are at Anfield against West Ham United, and Tottenham Hotspur begin their campaign with a trip to St James’ Park to battle Newcastle United.

Newly promoted Wolves host Everton.

Championship winners Wolverhampton Wanderers host Everton at Molineux, whilst fellow newly promoted clubs Cardiff City head to AFC Bournemouth and play-off winners Fulham welcome Crystal Palace to Craven Cottage.

Elsewhere, 2016-17 Premier League champions Chelsea are away at Huddersfield Town, Southampton take on Burnley at St Mary’s Stadium and Brighton and Hove Albion travel to Vicarage Road to play Watford.

Premier League 2018-19 opening weekend fixtures (August 11-12):

Arsenal v Manchester City

AFC Bournemouth v Cardiff City

Fulham v Crystal Palace

Huddersfield Town v Chelsea

Liverpool v West Ham United

Manchester United v Leicester City

Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur

Southampton v Burnley

Watford v Brighton and Hove Albion

Wolverhampton Wanderers v Everton

Written by Dan Church

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