Manuel Pellegrini's men open their bid to reclaim the title with a trip to Newcastle United but face Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea within their first five games
begin the defence of their Premier League crown with a trip to Newcastle United
on the opening day of the season but will meet three of their fellow title contenders early on.
Manuel Pellegrini's side will welcome Liverpool to the Etihad Stadium for their second game of the season on August 23, travel to Arsenal on September 13, and host Chelsea a week later on September 20.
See City's full set of fixtures for the 2014-15 Premier League campaign below...