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English Premier League 2024/25 Season Opener: Exciting fixtures and managerial battles await

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The Premier League’s 2024/25 season kicks off with a thrilling match as Manchester United takes on Fulham at Old Trafford on Friday, August 16.

Manager Erik ten Hag is eager for a winning start after United’s disappointing eighth-place finish last season.

Liverpool’s new head coach Arne Slot faces a trip to Ipswich Town, marking Ipswich’s return to the Premier League after 22 years. Under coach Kieran McKenna, Ipswich earned back-to-back promotions.

The highlight of Saturday’s fixtures is Brighton & Hove Albion under Fabian Hurzeler, the youngest permanent manager in Premier League history, taking on Everton in their final opening weekend at Goodison Park.

Arsenal aims to start strong against Wolverhampton Wanderers after two seasons of near misses for the title.

Southampton and AFC Bournemouth also embark on their Premier League return against Newcastle United and Nottingham Forest, respectively.

Life in the Premier League for West Ham United’s new manager Julen Lopetegui will be the EPL’s own Basque derby as his side face Aston Villa. Whose manager Unai Emery is also from the same region. This will be a battle of wits.

Champions Manchester City face a tough test against Chelsea, managed by Enzo Maresca, Guardiola’s former assistant.

This match promises excitement, having produced a thrilling 4-4 draw in the previous season and is one of the first “Master V Apprentice” derby’s of the season.

Sunday features a London derby between Crystal Palace and Brentford, while Monday’s finale sees Leicester City host Tottenham Hotspur, known for their high-scoring encounters in the Premier League history.

Spurs coach Ange Postecoglou awaits Leicester’s managerial appointment for the season.

The upcoming Premier League season promises a lot of twists and turns before culminating in the lifting of the trophy by one club after 38 weeks of action. Who is your pick for the title?

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