Published: Thu, June 14, 2018
Sports | By Brooke Harris

Report outlines Wolves' target for first season back in Premier League

Report outlines Wolves' target for first season back in Premier League

Premier League champions Manchester City will begin their title defence away to Arsenal on the weekend of August 11-12, the English Premier League announced Thursday as it unveiled the fixtures for the 2018/19 season.

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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New Arsenal boss Unai Emery has a hard job on his hands replacing the legendary Arsene Wenger at the Emirates.

City, who amassed 100 points and 106 goals en route to finishing 19 points clear of Manchester United in 2017/18, do not face another top six side until the trip to Liverpool in October.

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Our final pre-season fixture takes place just two days after the Community Shield, so you can expect a heavily rotated side.

Jurgen Klopp's side enjoyed an up-and-down season past year as their free-flowing attacking football drove fear into every Premier League defender.

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And there is expected to be more additions in the coming weeks as the Liverpool boss looks to build a squad capable of battling for the title next season. Games against newly-promoted trio Wolves, Cardiff and Fulham are part of a sequence which also includes Huddersfield, Newcastle and Brighton - the three teams who came up the previous season. That hasn't, however, stopped the club preparing our pre-season plans.

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