Through its official website, the Premier League has released the fixtures and dates for all the 380 matches that will be played in the English top-flight for the 2021-2022 season.
Everton will kick off their campaign with a home clash against Southampton at Goodison Park on Saturday August 14.
There are two Nigerian players in contention to feature – Super Eagles winger Alex Iwobi for the Toffees and Nigerian Federation target Nathan Tella for the Saints.
Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho are set to be involved when Leicester City begin their campaign against Wolverhampton Wanderers at the King Power Stadium on Saturday 14 August.
The holding midfielder and striker were influential for the Foxes last term, helping Brendan Rodgers’ team finish fifth in the final table.
Watford’s return to the top-flight will be at Vicarage Stadium, where they tackle Aston Villa on August 14.
Super Eagles assistant captain, William Troost-Ekong and Nigeria U23 international Tom Dele-Bashiru will be hoping to make their Premier League debuts against Villa, and ex-Golden Eaglets sensation Isaac Success is the third Nigerian player that could be involved for the Hornets.
The new season starts for Eberechi Eze’s Crystal Palace against European champions Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
The Super Eagles target won’t be available for selection as he is currently undergoing rehabilitation after suffering an achilles injury in training last month.