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Premier League's top six pre-season fixtures: Who will YOUR team will face in July?

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Already in the past week, some players have rejoined their respective clubs for as their pre-season is officially underway.

Added to that, the transfer window has now been open for three weeks and player arrivals and departures have been the main highlight of the off-season.

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The Premier League kicks off on Friday, 5 August.

Champions Manchester City, who will only start their pre-season training in the second week of July, have been busy in adding Erling Haaland, Julián Álvarez (returning from loan), while Kalvin Phillips is expected to be added to their ranks.

Manchester City pre-season fixtures:

Manchester City v City Club América, NRG Stadium - Thursday, 21 July (02:30 SA time/01:30 BST)

Manchester City v Bayern Munich, Lambeau Field - Sunday, 24 July (01:00 SA time/00:00 BST)

Meanwhile, City will also face Liverpool at the King Power Stadium on Sunday, 30 July (18:00 SA time/17:00 BST) for the Community Shield, a week before the Premier League kicks off.

Jurgen Klopp and his Liverpool staff and players are expected to return to training next week but have thus far said goodbye to Sadio Mane, Divock Origi and Takumi Minamino.

They have also signed Darwin Nunez, Fábio Carvalho and full-back Calvin Ramsay.

Liverpool pre-season fixtures:

Liverpool v Manchester United,  Rajamangala Stadium, Bangkok - Tuesday, July 12 (15:00 SA time/14:00 BST)

Liverpool v Crystal Palace, Singapore National Stadium, Singapore - Friday, 15 July (14:35 SA time/13:35 BST)

Liverpool v RB Leipzig, Red Bull Arena, Leipzig (Germany) – Thursday, 21 July (19:15 SA time/18:15 BST)

Liverpool v RB Salzburg Red Bull Arena, Salzburg (Austria) – Wednesday, July 26 (kick-off TBC)

Liverpool v Manchester City, King Power Stadium, Leicester – Saturday, 30 July 30, (18:00 SA time/17:00 BST) 

Liverpool v Strasbourg, Anfield Stadium - Sunday, 31 July (20:30 SA time/19:30 BST) 

Chelsea have new owners and have also parted ways with Antonio Rudiger, Andreas Christensen and Romelu Lukaku (on loan to Inter Milan).

They are yet to make any signings, but are close to signing Rafinha from Leeds United and Raheem Sterling from City.

Chelsea pre-season fixtures:

Chelsea v Club America, Allegiant Stadium, Las Vegas - Saturday, 16 July (kick-off TBC)

Chelsea v Charlotte, Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte - 20 Tuesday, 20 July (kick off TBC)

Chelsea v Arsenal, Camping World Stadium, Orlando -  Saturday, 23 July 23 (kick off TBC)

Tottenham Hotspur boss Antonio Conte has been ever been busy as he looks to guide the London side to their first piece of silverware in over a decade.

They have since signed Ivan Perisic, Fraser Forster and Yves Bissouma.

Tottenham Hotspur pre-season fixtures:

Team K League v Tottenham, Seoul World Cup Stadium, South Korea - Wednesday, 13 July (kick off TBC)

Tottenham v Sevilla, Suwon World Cup Stadium, South Korea - Saturday, 16 July (13:00 SA time/12:00 BST)

Rangers v Tottenham, Ibrox Stadium, Scotland - Saturday, 23 July (14:00 SA time/15:00 BST) 

Tottenham v Roma Sammy Ofer Stadium, Israel - Saturday, 30 July (kick off TBC)

Mikel Arteta's Arsenal have added Fábio Vieira, Matt Turner and Marquinhos to their ranks with Mattéo Guendouzi and Alexandre Lacazette leaving the London club.

Arsenal pre-season fixtures:

Arsenal v FC Nürnberg , Max-Morlock-Stadion, Germany - Friday, 8 July (17:30 SA time/16:30 BST)

Arsenal v Everton, M&T Bank Stadium, United States - Saturday, 16 July (01:00 SA time/00:00 BST)

Arsenal v Orlando City, Exploria Stadium, United States - Wednesday, 20 July (kick off TBC)

Arsenal v Chelsea, Camping World Stadium, United States - Saturday 23 July (kick off TBC)

Arsenal v Sevilla, Emirates Stadium, London - Saturday, 30 July (13:30 SA time/12:30 BST) 

Meanwhile, Erik ten Hag is yet to make his first signing despite a host of players leaving United.

The Dutchman; however, remained busy as he took control of his first pre-season training this week.

Man United pre-season fixtures:

Man United v Liverpool, Rajamangala Stadium, Thailand - Tuesday, 12 July (15:00 SA/14:00 BST)

Man United v Melbourne Victory, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia - Friday, 15 July (12:05 SA time/11:05 BST)

Man United v Crystal Palace, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia - Tuesday, 19 July (12:10 SA time/11:10 BST) 

Man United v Aston Villa, Optus Stadium, Australia - Wednesday, 23 July (11:45 SA time/10:45 BST) 

Man United v Atletico Madrid, Ullevaal Stadium, Norway - Saturday, 30 July (14:00 SA time/13:00 BST)  

Man United v Rayo Vallecano, Old Trafford, United Kingdom - Sunday, 31 July - (17:00 SA time/16:00 BST)


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