Leicester City Travel To Manchester United In 2018/19 Premier League Opener

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Although the clubs wouldn't normally break out all of the big guns for pre-season friendlies such as these, it could be a good chance to see some of the future stars that could take the Premier League by storm in years to come.

The Foxes will take on the Red Devils on Saturday 11 August in a 3pm kick-off at Old Trafford, as they look to build on an impressive opening day record of six wins in 10 games in the Premier League.

And the key fixtures remain the first that demand the attention, with the titanic battles between the main title challengers always primed to be pivotal dates in the calendar.

Liverpool face Manchester City on 26 July in the United States, then face Manchester United two days later.

It is a similar story for neighbours United, who begin at home to Leicester.

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Jurgen Klopp's team beat City on three occasions last season, including the Premier League win in January which ended their hopes of going through a campaign unbeaten in the league.

Liverpool's start appears more challenging.

And 2019 faces an explosive start with Liverpool due to travel to the Etihad for what promises to be another key game in the battle for the title next season.

Tor Andre Flo was also involved with the launch and having played here in 2003 with Norway, he is excited about returning again with Chelsea as part of the pre -season preparations in August.

But given the way that the club handled the expectations and pressure of this past season and have wasted little time getting deals done this summer, it may not be a huge surprise if those closer to the periphery of the top six were concerned about what the newly-promoted side may achieve.

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