3 records at shold when the Premier League week one fixtures get underway
Manchester United will kickoff their Premier League title defence against Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday, August 11.
The Citizens clinched their clinched their fifth English topflight title in style after setting a new record of 100 points in a single EPL season.
However, despite winning the trophy last term in an unprecedented way, their manager, City are not resting on their oars as they battle the Gunners in the season opener in front of their home fans on match day one.
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Meanwhile, the north Londoners new manager Unai Emery will have to step up his game in a bid to beat Pep Guardiola for the first time having met Pep Guardiola 10 times in his managerial career.
The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich manager has recorded six victories, and four draws in their past meetings over the former Paris Saint Germain tactician.
A win for the Guardiola in this game will further extend his dominance over the new Arsenal boss, while a win for Emery will birth a fresh air for the 46-year-old.