Jose Mourinho’s first competitive Old Trafford game revealed

Manchester United Football Club have received their fixtures for the upcoming 2016/17 Premier League season, as the build-up to the big kick-off begins. Jose Mourinho’s campaign will begin with an away game, as he takes his side to AFC Bournemouth.

The self-proclaimed Special One will have to wait until the second round of fixtures before his Old Trafford bow, and that game will take place on August 20th, against Southampton.

As a whole, the list itself doesn’t look all that bad on paper. Yes, there are a few tricky points – May doesn’t look easy, as does October.

However, the usual busy periods of December and January have been relatively kind in the grand scheme of things.

A few dates for the diary are 10th September against Manchester City, 14th January at home to Liverpool, with champions Leicester coming to Old Trafford on the 24th September.

Check out Manchester United’s official graphic here:

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