EPL: Chelsea, City to face off on opening day as Premier League releases 2024/25 season fixtures

The Premier League will stage a return on Friday August, 16, 2024 with Manchester United under the tutelage of Eric ten Hag will be slugging it out with Fulham United on opening day.

Defending champions Manchester City will kick start the new season with a visit to Stamford Bridge to face off with Chelsea on Sunday August 18.

After gaining  promotion to the top flight, Leicester City, Ipswich Town and Southampton will also be testing their might in the elite division beginning from August 17, 2024.

Arsenal look to go one better after an impressive title challenge last season under Mikel Arteta.

Liverpool will go all out against newly promoted Ipswich Town in its  opening day fixture.

There will be five new managers, including Arne Slot, who steps in to replace Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool. Enzo Maresca begins life in charge of Chelsea, replacing Mauricio Pochettino at Stamford Bridge after guiding the Foxes up from the Championship.

Premier League 2024/25

Friday 16 August: Manchester United v Fulham, 8pm

Saturday August: Ipswich Town v Liverpool, 12:30pm

Saturday 17 August: Arsenal v Wolverhampton, 3pm

Saturday 17 August:Everton v Brighton, 3pm

Saturday 17 August:Newcastle United v Southampton, 3pm

Saturday 17 August: Nottingham Forest v A.F.C. Bournemouth, 3pm

Saturday 17 August: West Ham United v Aston Villa, 5:30pm

Sunday 18 August: Brentford v Crystal Palace, 2pm

Sunday 18 August: Chelsea v Manchester City.

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