Premier League pre-season fixtures list: Kick-off times and TV coverage as Arsenal head to Singapore and Manchester United go to the USA
Arsenal are "competing" for "trophies" on multiple fronts this summer. The Gunners are currently sweating it out in Singapore for the Asia Cup and will head back home later this month for the annual Emirates Cup.
Luckily for Arsenal fans, all of their pre-season fixtures are being televised on Sky Sports and BT Sport.
Villa are keeping it close to home this summer, with warm-up matches around the Midlands scheduled when they return from a trip to Portugal.
Championship champions Bournemouth have already taken the Premier League rite of passage that is a pre-season trip to the US, beating Philadelphia Union 4-1.
Promotional duties have been partly covered by a post-season trip to Thailand and Sydney, but Chelsea will continue their world tour next week with high-profile International Champions Cup fixtures against New York Red Bulls, Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona in New Jersey, North Carolina and Maryland respectively.
Crystal Palace are bringing a taste of Croydon to Cape Town this summer following a stop off in Germany to play Union Berlin.
Toffees fans will surely be devastated by Everton's cruel penalty shoot-out loss to Stoke in the Asia Trophy. Not to worry, the dream is still alive with a fixture against Arsenal or a Singapore XI lined up on Friday.
The pre-season schedule finishes with a home match against Villarreal on August 2.
After a trip to Thailand ended in sex scandal and sackings earlier this summer, Leicester are keeping it safe with trips close to home ahead of the new season.
You'll never walk alone, not even 11,000 miles away. Huge crowds are expected for the Reds in Brisbane, Adelaide, Kuala Lumpur and Helsinki.
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City have flown down under to face Roma and Real Madrid in the International Champions Cup – both fixtures are on Sky Sports.
Like City, United will also compete in the International Champions Cup (a different one – there's three). Van Gaal will look to stage a strong defence of the title won last season. Or maybe just get his players fit. Either or.
A brief sojourn to the US will be followed by outings closer to home before Steve McClaren discovers if he's as unpopular as his predecessor and his employer with a match against Borussia Monchengladbach at St. James' Park.
Norwich will only travel as far as Austria to face Israeli side Maccabi Haifa this summer, preparing to keep preparations for their return to the Premier League more low key than some of their contemporaries.
Manager Ronald Koeman will lead his squad on a tour of his homeland this summer with games against FC Groningen, KVV Quick 1920 and Feyenoord. Saints will also kick-off their Europa League campaign before the Premier League starts.
Stoke are currently delighting their many legions of fans in Singapore for the Asia Trophy – supporters back home can watch on Sky Sports. Not content with just one tournament, Mark Hughes' men will also compete in the Colonia Cup in Germany.
Sunderland have a varied fixture list with games lined up in California, Canada, Yorkshire and Germany.
Swansea will face two teams from the Championship after a mini-tour in Germany. Preparations will finish at home with the visit of Deportivo La Coruna.
New manager Quique Flores has no prior experience of English football but that does not mean the Hornets are staying in the UK ahead of their return to the Premier League. Two matches have already been played against lower league opposition while this week the club begins a tour of Germany.
The Baggies have already been thumped 3-1 by Red Bull Salzburg, but have plenty more time to get up to speed with a trip to – you guessed it – the US.
West Ham's season actually started back on 2 July thanks to their fair play entry into the Europa League. New boss Slaven Bilic must carefully manage his squad's playing time as West Ham juggle competitive European games with pre-season friendlies.