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Premier League gameweeks to look ahead to in 2024/25


We could all be fixated on Euro 2024 proper now, however that did not cease the Premier League from stealing some headlines by releasing the fixtures record for the upcoming 2024/25 season.

And, because it at all times does, the Premier League fixtures pc has thrown up some improbable weekends of soccer for us to look ahead to.

This is our decide of the bunch from the primary half of the upcoming 2024/25 Premier League marketing campaign.

Pep Guardiola

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Video games of notice: Ipswich City vs Liverpool, Arsenal vs Wolves, Chelsea vs Man Metropolis

For the second season in a row, Chelsea will host one of many Premier League title favourites on the primary weekend of the marketing campaign.

Who’d be a Chelsea fan, eh?

This season’s opening conflict with a high membership has an additional layer of intrigue connected to it, with new Chelsea boss Enzo Maresca set to go head-to-head together with his former mentor Pep Guardiola – the pair having labored collectively at Man Metropolis beforehand.

Elsewhere, it’s going to be fascinating to see how one other new supervisor, Arne Slot, will get on in his first recreation as Liverpool supervisor – a visit to Portman Street to face Ipswich City – and we’ll be eager to see how Arsenal kickstart one other season through which they will be anticipated to problem for the title.

Arne Slot

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Video games of notice: Man Utd vs Liverpool, Newcastle United vs Tottenham

The primary actual take a look at of Slot’s managerial mettle will are available gameweek three when he takes his Liverpool workforce to Outdated Trafford.

Jurgen Klopp famously had an distinctive document in opposition to Liverpool’s arch rivals, so it’s going to be fascinating to see if Slot can proceed on that document in opposition to Manchester United whereas in cost.

Tottenham’s journey to Newcastle will even present loads of intrigue on gameweek three, with each golf equipment anticipated to be difficult for a spot within the high 4.

Josep 'Pep' Guardiola, Mikel Arteta

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Recreation of notice: Man Metropolis vs Arsenal

We’ll have to attend simply 5 gameweeks earlier than final season’s high two go head-to-head.

Manchester Metropolis will welcome Arsenal to the Etihad Stadium for a possible early title decider through which each groups shall be aiming to say some early dominance on the high of the desk.

Positive, these video games weren’t significantly enjoyable to observe in 2023/24, however the enormous quantity that is at stake will make this an fascinating watch on the very least.

Cole Palmer

Well-known win final season / Shaun Botterill/GettyImages

Video games of notice: Man Utd vs Chelsea, Newcastle United vs Arsenal, Tottenham vs Aston Villa

Was Chelsea’s late, late, late 4-3 win over Man Utd one of the best recreation of the 2023/24 season?

Most likely, yeah.

Will their first conflict of the 2024/25 season be equally dramatic?

Nicely, we will dwell in hope.

And if it is not, we even have Newcastle vs Arsenal and Tottenham vs Aston Villa to get pleasure from throughout the identical weekend, so we’re good regardless.

Jeremy Doku, Joe Gomez

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Video games of notice: Chelsea vs Aston Villa, Liverpool vs Man Metropolis

The Jurgen Klopp – Pep Guardiola rivalry could have come to an finish, however we’re anticipating the Liverpool – Man Metropolis rivalry to be alive and nicely.

Liverpool and Man Metropolis’s clashes has been barnburners during the last decade.

Sean Dyche

Dyche’s workforce dealt a expensive defeat to Liverpool final season / Chris Brunskill/Fantasista/GettyImages

Video games of notice: Everton vs Liverpool, Tottenham vs Chelsea

Ah, derby weekend. You like to see it.

On gameweek 15, we’ll be handled to each a Merseyside derby and a London derby. The previous will see a Liverpool workforce hellbent on avenging their defeat to Everton on the finish of the 2023/24 season, and the latter will see Tottenham and Chelsea probably proceed their battle to complete within the high 4.

Enjoyable stuff.

Pep Guardiola, Erik ten Hag

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Recreation of notice: Man Metropolis vs Man Utd

It’s going to be an extended wait till we see the primary Manchester derby of the season, however come December we’re guessing it’s going to be definitely worth the wait.

The derby had been dominated by Metropolis till United randomly confirmed up and performed brilliantly within the FA Cup closing this previous spring.