Pep Guardiola (Getty Photos)
Premier League champions Manchester Metropolis will initiating up the defence of their title away to Tottenham after the fixtures for the 2021/22 season were unveiled on Wednesday.
Metropolis are amongst the edges closely linked with Spurs striker Harry Kane, throwing up the tantalising risk that the England captain might per chance well most certainly line up in opposition to his boyhood club on the gap weekend.
Pep Guardiola’s aspect won the league by 12 functions last season earlier than opponents Manchester United, who initiating their advertising and marketing and marketing campaign in opposition to outmoded foes Leeds at Ragged Trafford.
Both clashes were performed at the again of closed doorways on Leeds’ return to the tip flight last season, nonetheless hopes are excessive for predominant crowd numbers for the approaching season.
A 40,000 crowd will glance the Euro 2020 semi-finals and final at Wembley in July as portion of a UK authorities pilot plan.
In different locations on the weekend of August 14, unique boys Brentford initiating up life again in the tip flight for the main time in 75 years with a London derby at house to Arsenal, whereas Championship winners Norwich entertain Liverpool on their return to the Premier League.
Champions League winners Chelsea welcome managerless Crystal Palace to Stamford Bridge
There are a different of early conferences between the ‘colossal six’. Liverpool host Chelsea on the third weekend of the season earlier than the Blues host Manchester Metropolis in a repeat of the Champions League final on September 25.
Liverpool renew their rivalry with Metropolis on October 2 at Anfield and their conflict at the Etihad on April 9 might per chance well most certainly most certainly be key in the title dawdle.
United and Liverpool face off at Ragged Trafford on October 23 and March 19 at Anfield.
All fixtures are quiet field to interchange for TV protection.
Opening weekend fixtures | Kicks off on August 14:
Brentford vs Arsenal
Burnley vs Brighton
Chelsea vs Crystal Palace
Everton vs Southampton
Leicester Metropolis vs Wolverhampton
Manchester United vs Leeds United
Newcastle United vs West Ham United
Norwich Metropolis vs Liverpool
Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester Metropolis
Watford vs Aston Villa
Boxing day video games | The clashes lined up for December 26:
Aston Villa vs Chelsea
Brighton vs Brentford
Burnley vs Everton
Liverpool vs Leeds United
Manchester Metropolis vs Leicester Metropolis
Newcastle United vs Manchester United
Norwich Metropolis vs Arsenal
Tottenham Hotspur vs Crystal Palace
West Ham United vs Southampton
Wolverhampton vs Watford
Final matchday 38 | The weekend of Can also 22
Arsenal vs Everton
Brentford vs Leeds United
Brighton vs West Ham United
Burnley vs Newcastle United
Chelsea vs Watford
Crystal Palace vs Manchester United
Leicester Metropolis vs Southampton
Liverpool vs Wolverhampton
Manchester Metropolis vs Aston Villa
Norwich Metropolis vs Tottenham Hotspur