Swansea City v Man Utd

Swansea City begin their third season in the Premier League at home to champions Manchester United.

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Swansea take on Manchester United as Premier League gets underway

Swansea City finished ninth in the Premier League last season Credit: Andy Lloyd/PA Images

The Premier League kicks off for Swansea as they take on champions Manchester United at the Liberty Stadium today.

The side finished in the top half of the table last season.

Manchester United beat the Swans 2-1 the last time they met in May.

Swansea enjoyed success during the third qualifying round of the Europa League last week, beating Swedish side Malmo 4-0 on aggregate.

Manager Michael Laudrup has said it's all been in preparation for this season adding, '"It's no secret the Premier League is the main thing for us."

Kick-off is at 17:30 BST.

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