Kick-off time, team news and TV channel for Premier League opener


The Premier League finally returns as the Theatre of Dreams plays host to Claude Puel’s visiting Foxes

Manchester United and Leicester will go head-to-head in the Premier League curtain-raiser.

After World Cup drama and then a lengthy pre-season, Old Trafford is the venue as the new season finally gets underway with Friday Night Football.

Mourinho will be targeting three points as the Foxes visit on Friday night


Mourinho will be targeting three points as the Foxes visit on Friday night

What time is kick-off?

Leicester will visit United on Friday, August 10.

Kick-off is at 8pm at the Theatre of Dreams.

The transfer window shut last night – and you can see all the deals from every single Premier League club HERE.

Which channel can I watch it on?

This clash is being broadcast on Sky Sports Football and Main Event.

And to celebrate the return of top-flight football, it will also be shown on entertainment channel Sky One.

Coverage starts at 7pm.

What is the team news?

Paul Pogba, Romelu Lukaku and Jesse Lingard have missed the majority of pre-season but will likely slot straight back into the United side.

New signings Fred and Diego Dalot will be hopeful of making an impression, whilst Mourinho failed to land his central defensive targets in the transfer window.

Leicester have kept hold of England hero Harry Maguire, whilst James Maddison could make his first start after a big-money move from Norwich.

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