The Red Devils boss, who has managed in England for the majority of his career so far, believes the Three Lions can lift the World Cup this year due to the strength of the Premier League, where most of their players ply their trade.
"We are so excited to have the date of the first Premier League match at our new stadium", he said.
Mauricio Pochettino's will play their opening home game at Wembley against Fulham before facing Manchester United at Old Trafford in the opening month.
BT Sport will be showing 42 exclusively live Premier League fixtures in the 2018/19 season for the last time before that figure then rises to 52 for the 2019/20 campaign.
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If you're asking yourself, "Kaitlyn ... why?" "It did fit, but it didn't want to come back out", Kaitlyn continued. A young woman has got her head stuck in a truck's exhaust pipe at a country music festival.
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The FBI should not have spoken publicly about the case after recommending against criminal charges. There are so many disgusting things to tell, the public has the right to know.
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The US secretary of state added that "we're going to get denuclearisation" and "only then will there be relief from sanctions". Pompeo said he doesn't know the exact timing.
And 2019 faces an explosive start with Liverpool due to travel to the Etihad for what promises to be another key game in the battle for the title next season.
The league resumes on 15 September, before the Champions League group stage begins on September 18.
With the last two meetings between English football's two biggest clubs at Anfield ending in dismal 0-0 draws, it is to be hoped that December's clash on Merseyside produces more drama and goals. All of them have experience of playing in the Champions League.
A mid-September fixture against title challengers Liverpool will also be the opening game at the new Tottenham Stadium although the lack of home games, with only four until November, hasn't gone unnoticed.