City won the Manchester derby both home and away last term with this season's game against United at the Etihad Stadium set for December 7 while the return is slated for early March.
This will be our first home fixture on opening weekend since 2010/11.
The festive fixture list will see matches moved for television coverage, but the contests around Boxing Day will include Manchester United entertaining Newcastle, City going to Wolves, Liverpool taking in a trip to Leicester, Chelsea playing host to Southampton and Arsenal travelling to Bournemouth.
With the futures of David De Gea, Paul Pogba and Romelu Lukaku are all uncertain, United may be in a period of transition when the season gets underway and they have a challenging second game to negotiate as they travel to Wolves for a tough away game.
VAR technology will also be introduced into the Premier League for the first time next season, with the refereeing aide certain to play a pivotal role in the narrative in the opening weeks as officials get to grips with the new system.
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Another iconic day for the Premier League calendar.
As the visitors begin the first season of the post-Hazard era, Blues supporters will be hoping new signing Christian Pulisic will begin to show the potential to fill the Belgian's huge boots at Old Trafford.
The two favorites for the title will play each other on Saturday November 9th 2019 at Anfield and then Saturday April 4th 2020 at the Etihad.
Pep Guardiola's men do not face any teams who finished in the top half last season in their final six matches, following the visit of Liverpool. The Reds play Arsenal away, Chelsea at home and Newcastle away in their last three games of the new campaign.
West Ham go into their fourth season at their new London Stadium home.