Wolverhampton Wanderers 'aiming for sixth place in Premier League'

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Leicester City's first game at King Power Stadium comes a week later on Saturday 18 August, when newly-promoted Wolverhampton Wanderers visit King Power Stadium for the first time since 2013.

The pair are among six Premier League clubs in the competition, with Manchester City, Manchester United, Tottenham and Liverpool also competing.

North London rivals Arsenal face a tough first two games without Arsene Wenger.

Chelsea have announced three pre-season fixtures, one of which will take place at Stamford Bridge.

I am hoping that Emery gets off to a great start, and this game will be important in deciding who starts his first Premier League game.

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The opening day of the season has the whopper clash between Arsenal and their tormentors from last season, the champions Manchester City.

Tottenham, who will join City, United and Liverpool in the Champions League next season, begin their campaign at Newcastle for the second successive season before hosting Fulham a week later.

Oh yes, and Mikel Arteta will be on the touchline at the Emirates Stadium at the start of the new season after all...

But despite the ease or difficulty of a team's early fixtures, the reality that all the clubs face next season is that City will once again be the side to beat.

Two of England's biggest clubs in the world will face off against each other in the Aviva Stadium on 1 August.

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