Arsenal hosts City in opening day blockbuster

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Unai Emery's first league match in charge of the Gunners sees him face off against Pep Guardiola's record-breaking champions at Emirates Stadium.

Manchester United start with a home game against Leicester City, while Chelsea are away to Huddersfield Town.

Tottenham travels to Newcastle United for the second opening day in a row and West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini's first match back in the Premier League will be a daunting visit to Anfield to take on Liverpool.

Championship winners Wolves start at home to Everton, Fulham hosts Crystal Palace in a London derby and Cardiff City head to England's south coast to take on Bournemouth.

The matches will take place over the weekend of 11 -12 August, subject to changes based on live broadcasts.

Premier League 2018-2019 key fixtures (all dates in NZST):


Arsenal v Manchester City: 12/08/2018
Chelsea v Arsenal: 19/08/2018
Manchester United v Tottenham: 26/08/2018
Tottenham v Liverpool: 16/09/2018
Chelsea v Liverpool: 30/09/2018
Liverpool v Manchester City: 07/10/2018
Chelsea v Manchester United: 21/10/2018
Tottenham v Manchester City: 28/10/2018
Arsenal v Liverpool: 04/11/2018
Manchester City v Manchester United: 11/11/2018
Tottenham v Chelsea: 25/11/2018
Liverpool v Everton: 02/12/2018
Arsenal v Tottenham: 02/12/2018
Manchester United v Arsenal: 05/12/2018
Chelsea v Manchester City: 09/12/2018
Liverpool v Manchester United: 16/12/2018
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Liverpool v Arsenal: 30/12/2018
Manchester City v Liverpool: 02/01/2019
Tottenham v Manchester United: 13/01/2019
Arsenal v Chelsea: 20/01/2019
Manchester City v Arsenal: 03/02/2019
Manchester City v Chelsea: 10/02/2019
Manchester United v Liverpool: 24/02/2019 
Chelsea v Tottenham: 28/02/2019
Tottenham v Arsenal: 03/03/2019
Everton v Liverpool: 03/03/2019
Arsenal v Manchester United: 10/03/2019
Manchester United v Manchester City: 17/03/2019
Liverpool v Tottenham: 31/03/2019
Liverpool v Chelsea: 14/04/2019
Manchester City v Tottenham: 21/04/2019
Manchester United v Chelsea: 28/04/2019