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.
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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.