There is a potential that new acquisition Gianluca Scamacca, who joined the club from Sassuolo in a £30.5 million deal, will make his debut for the Hammers in the match. He did not, however, play in the club’s most recent friendly against Lens.
Following a seventh-place finish last season, David Moyes’ team will be hoping to start the season on a high note after reaching the Europa League semi-finals before falling to eventual champions Eintracht Frankfurt.
They will face a Manchester City team that has lost three players this summer, with Gabriel Jesus, Oleksandr Zinchenko, and Raheem Sterling all departing. They have been replaced by Julian Alvarez and Erling Haaland, who failed to score in last weekend’s Community Shield defeat to Liverpool.
With a fresh look City going on a well-oiled West Ham team, this weekend’s game has the potential to be one of the more entertaining games of the opening weekend.
When does West Ham vs. Manchester City go place?
West Ham’s first Premier League match of the season, against Manchester City, is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 7.
Is Manchester City vs. West Ham on TV?
The game will be shown on Sky Sports as part of their Super Sunday programming, and you can watch it on Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Football, and Sky Sports Premier League. A live stream is available via the Sky Go app or Now TV.