The 2018-19 fixtures, announced on Thursday morning, handed Pep Guardiola's record-breaking team an Emirates Stadium opener on the weekend of August 11/12.
And he will face a baptism of fire in his very first game in charge, with none other than champions Manchester City up first at home on the opening day of 2018/19.
United, who begin their season at home to Leicester City, were the only team to claim three points at the Etihad against Guardiola's champions last season, with Paul Pogba inspiring the visitors to a 3-2 victory in April having trailed 2-0 at half-time.
And there is expected to be more additions in the coming weeks as the Liverpool boss looks to build a squad capable of battling for the title next season.
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Tottenham, who have until Friday to decide whether to return to Wembley next season while work on their new stadium is completed, have been given an away opener - starting their second successive campaign at Newcastle.
Our final pre-season fixture takes place just two days after the Community Shield, so you can expect a heavily rotated side.
Spurs had been due to host Watford on 1 September, but the Hornets agreed to swap the fixture's venue to Vicarage Road.
Absolutely, it is the game before the season starts.