One of Mourinho's reasons was the fact that all of Gareth Southgate's squad play in the Premier League - which he described as the best League in the world.
After the opening-weekend game at Etihad Stadium, the Gunners travel to fellow top-six contenders Chelsea.
"We discussed the timings and ability to play away games and I think it is a good solution to have an earlier home game", said boss Mauricio Pochettino.
To all our supporters, I hope that you enjoy your summers, enjoy supporting all our players at the World Cup and we look forward to seeing you again in August when we can begin the new Premier League season together.
A similar result on the opening day would certainly issue a statement of City's intent.
The first Manchester derby, which will pit last season's top two against each other, is due to take place on November 10 when Jose Mourinho's United make the short jounrey across town.
The Blues have won our last five encounters against Wolves and Fulham and last two against Cardiff.
Both aiming for cup success and consistent finishes in the top four, the likes of Chelsea and Arsenal have been pushed down the league of late as the Reds and Spurs both climb. All of them have experience of playing in the Champions League.
Emery also has a tough start to December, with a home north London derby against Tottenham on 1 December followed by a trip to Manchester United.
As run-ins go (and without tempting fate!), on paper, that one is fairly kind.
The listening party was held at a venue in Santa Clarita that was transformed into a ghost town from the Wild West. West also used the WAV app to livestream the Wyoming-set listening party for his solo album "Ye" last week.
Maroney has been spotted at many "high-end art openings" in the city per Page Six , and he frequently hangs in the Hamptons. Jennifer's new romance comes just months after she split from 49-year-old director Darren Aronofsky last November.
Shinzo Abe of Japan looks on with a world-weary expression. "That was put out by my people", Trump told Stephanopoulos. G7 leaders have since responded to the fractious meetings in Canada , and criticised President Trump's behaviour.
At the summit, Trump refused to endorse a group deal, saying other members use unfair trade practices against the United States. Mr Trump revoked his administration's support for the G-7 communique after Mr Trudeau's news conference.
Klay Thompson , who did not score in the first half, scored 10 points to lead Golden State to an 86-65 lead after three quarters. James' reaction on the bench when he learned the Cavaliers still had a timeout after George Hill's fateful free throw attempt.
The trailer shows the challenges that came with the Apollo 11 mission, as well as the toll it took on Armstrong and his family. First Man is directed by Chazelle, written by Nicole Perlman and Josh Singer , adapted from a book by James R.
This way, the display controller component can be hidden behind the screen itself, rather than beneath it like most phones . Google Pixel 3 XL will be powered by the Snapdragon 845 processor and there will be a 4GB RAM+ 128GB storage model.
LeBron James is focused on trying to extend the NBA Finals, but he may have given a hint about his future with the Cavaliers. As seen in Game 3 , Durant had a playoff career-high 43 points and put the team on his back when the other three struggled.
Indeed, it's reported that his weekly wage will be somewhere near the £200,000 mark once all relevant bonuses are chucked in. Teddy Sheringham (97), Jermain Defoe and Robbie Keane (both 91) came close but he is Tottenham's only centurion.
Nationwide, Democrats must clinch at least 23 seats from Republicans to wrest control of the House of Representatives. Given the state's unique election laws it will take days to sort out its competitive races and determine winners.
Fortnite Switch has cross-play with PC
There's a bit of a disconnect between the PlayStation 4 and the Nintendo Switch when it comes to Fortnite . If you needed any further proof that Fortnite is coming to the Nintendo Switch , then here you go.
AT&T wins court approval to buy Time Warner for $85 billion
The decision by the Justice Department to sue to block the merger caught AT&T and many others in the media industry by surprise. AT&T is a service provider buying up a content producer, making a single, stronger company that's better able to compete.
Dialogue with Trump could be 'constructive': Putin
Investors are also concerned about the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement, which Trump has threatened to terminate. And French President Emmanuel Macron this week threatened to drop the United States from the group's final agreement altogether.
Hilary Duff pregnant with second baby
The baby will also have a playmate in Hilary's new niece Lulu, who was born to her sister Haylie on Thursday. Duff and the singer have dated on-and-off for a few years, most recently getting back together in October .
6 things we found out about the Porsche Taycan today
The Taycan's pair of electric motors will output "over 600 hp" and launch the vehicle to 200 km/h in under 12 seconds. And now it has a production name - Porsche Taycan (which we think is pronounced "Tie-Can").
Fatal Tesla crash saw Model X speed up seconds before impact
The Autopilot's cruise control system, which is created to match the speed of a slower vehicle ahead of it, was set at 120 km/h. The report noted that at four seconds before impact, Model X was no longer following a vehicle in front and began to speed up.