Premier League fixtures confirmed for 2021/22 season

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Paul Pogba in action for Manchester United against Liverpool

With the dust having now settled from what was an exciting season, it will be intriguing to see what the upcoming Premier League campaign has in store for supporters.

Whereas Manchester City will be aiming to defend their title, the likes of Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool will be determined to stop Pep Guardiola's side's dominance.

Meanwhile, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur will need to improve their squads over the summer in order to bolster their chances of challenging for the Champions League.

At the other end of the table, teams such as Brighton & Hove Albion and Burnley will be hoping to avoid being dragged into another relegation battle whilst Watford, Brentford and Norwich City will all be keen to prove themselves at the highest level after achieving promotion to the top-flight.

So who will be playing each other on the opening day of the Premier League season? When will the big six play meet? Who are the favourites to win the title?

Let us shed some light below...

What are the fixtures for the opening weekend of the Premier League season?

The opening weekend of the season will see two mouth-watering clashes occur in the Premier League as Manchester United will take on rivals Leeds United and Tottenham will host Manchester City.

Brentford will be hoping to get off to a positive start to life in the top-flight in their showdown with Arsenal whilst Norwich City are set to host Liverpool at Carrow Road.

Meanwhile, Chelsea will be determined to mount a potential push for the Premier League title by securing three points in their meeting with Crystal Palace.

Check out the full fixture list below:

Brentford v Arsenal

Burnley v Brighton

Chelsea v Crystal Palace

Everton v Southampton 

Leicester City v Wolves

Manchester United v Leeds United

Newcastle United v West Ham United

Norwich City v Liverpool

Tottenham v Manchester City

Watford v Aston Villa.

When will the big six play each other?

Two of the big six clubs will meet on the 14th August (subject to TV scheduling) as Tottenham will face Manchester City.

Manchester United are set to host arch-rivals Liverpool at Old Trafford on October 23rd before heading to Anfield on March 19th.

Arsenal will host Chelsea on August 21st before heading to the Etihad Stadium to face Pep Guardiola's City a week later.

The Gunners' clash with arch-rivals Tottenham at the Emirates is set to occur on September 25th with the second North London derby scheduled for January 15th.

City will be aiming to claim bragging rights in the Manchester derby when they face the Red Devils on November 6th before hosting Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side on March 5th.

Check out a rundown of the key clashes between the Premier League's big six sides below:

Tottenham v Man City - August 14th (reverse fixture - February 19th)

Arsenal v Chelsea - August 21st (reverse fixture - February 12th)

Liverpool v Chelsea - August 28th (reverse fixture  - January 1st)

Man City v Arsenal - August 28th (reverse fixture - January 1st)

Tottenham v Chelsea - September 18th (reverse fixture - January 22nd)

Arsenal v Tottenham - September 25th (reverse fixture  - January 15th)

Chelsea v Man City - September 25th  (reverse fixture - January 15th)

Liverpool v Man City - October 2nd (reverse fixture - April 9th)

Manchester United v Liverpool - October 23rd (reverse fixture - April 9th)

Tottenham v Manchester United - October 30th (reverse fixture - March 12th)

Manchester United v Man City - November 6th (reverse fixture - March 5th)

Liverpool v Arsenal - November 20th (reverse fixture - February 26th)

Chelsea v Manchester United - November 27th (reverse fixture - May 15th)

Manchester United v Arsenal - November 30th (reverse fixture - April 23rd)

Tottenham v Liverpool - December 18th (reverse fixture - May 7th).

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Who are the favourites to win the Premier League title?

Having sauntered their way to the Premier League title earlier this year, it is hardly a surprise that Manchester City are currently the favourites to win it again next season according to Sky Bet.

Chelsea, who have experienced somewhat of a renaissance under the guidance of manager Thomas Tuchel in recent months, are joint-second favourites with Liverpool.

Manchester United are next on the list whilst Tottenham and Leicester share the same odds.

Arsenal meanwhile are seventh favourites.

Below is a rundown of the latest odds:

Manchester City - 4/6

Chelsea - 5/1

Liverpool - 5/1

Manchester United - 8/1

Leicester City - 33/1

Tottenham Hotspur - 33/1

Arsenal - 66/1.

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