Mourinho furious about Premier League fixtures for next season

Premier League fixtures

GETTYPremier League fixtures Manchester City will defend their title in 2018/19

Jose Mourinho's side face Brighton and Hove Albion, Burnley, Watford and Wolves in other early-season games.

The same is true of Aguero's manager Pep Guardiola, whose City, Barcelona and Bayern Munich teams have won on the opening day in every season of his career except for 2008-09, when Barca were beaten at Numancia.

Manchester City will begin their title defence at the Emirates Stadium after the Premier League announced their fixtures for the 2018/19 season.

Fulham's first game back in the Premier League sees former boss Roy Hodgson make the short trip across London with his Crystal Palace side.

Emery has succeeded Arsene Wenger, who left Arsenal after 22 years in charge.

Spurs made the journey across north London to the national stadium last term while their successor ground to White Hart Lane was being built.

Liverpool's pre-Europe travels The Premier League has released dates for all 380 matches, but none have been allotted kick-off times as broadcasters are yet to decide which games will be televised.

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The fixture list, released on Thursday morning, provisionally shows that Liverpool will face rivals Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea and Arsenal before European matches.

That work has still to be completed, with Premier League chiefs giving Spurs an away start at Newcastle.

Chelsea will be pleased with the opening run of fixtures, with only Arsenal and Liverpool featuring from the top six clubs.

Liverpool will also host Southampton, Cardiff, Fulham and Everton on weekend following Champions League matches.

Shaun Goater has warned Arsenal that Manchester City will want to come out of the blocks firing in their Premier League opener in August.

Elsewhere on the opening weekend, Manchester United host Leicester City, Liverpool entertain West Ham, and Championship winners Wolverhampton Wanderers welcome Everton to Molineux.

The 2016-17 champions open up with a trip to Huddersfield Town and then face Newcastle, Bournemouth, Cardiff and West Ham in quick succession after hosting Arsenal.

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