Newly-promoted Burnley will face a tough test on their return to the Premier League, as they take on Chelsea at Turf Moor.
Defending champions Manchester City open the season away at Newcastle United.
The North West teams' opening matches are:
Burnley v Chelsea
Leicester City v Everton
Liverpool v Southampton
Manchester United v Swansea City
Newcastle United v Manchester City
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