When and where
City take on Arsenal on Sunday 12 August, kick-off at 4pm (BST).
The game will take place at the Emirates Stadium and will be shown live on Sky Sports for viewers in the UK.
Fans can find out where they can watch Sunday’s match with our TV listings…
Riyad Mahrez returned from a minor problem to play in Sunday’s Community Shield victory over Chelsea while Leroy Sane was replaced at half-time at Wembley after picking up a slight knock. We will find out from Pep in his press conference on Friday whether he will be in contention for the opening Premier League game of the 2018-19 campaign.
For Arsenal, Sead Kolasinac is sidelined with a knee injury which he picked up during a friendly against Chelsea last week.
Laurent Koscielney remains out of Unai Emery’s squad contention due to an achilles injury.
We last faced the Gunners back at the beginning of March this year on a snowy evening in North London.
What Pep said...
To follow once Pep’s press conference has taken place on Friday 10 August…
Michael Oliver will take charge of the proceedings at the Emirates, with Simon Bennett and Stuart Burt as his assistants.