A home game against Arsenal follows on August 24, with a trip to Newcastle coming a week later.
A trip to Norwich awaits on Boxing Day, while West Ham provide the opposition at Craven Cottage on New Year's Day.
The return fixture with Chelsea is pencilled in for March 1, while the season ends with a trip to Stoke on May 3 and home game against Crystal Palace on May 11.
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