Following the Arsenal game, City do not face another top-six team until they are away to Liverpool - who beat Pep Guardiola's men in the quarter-finals of the Champions League last season - in October.
City will then take on Huddersfield Town in their first home game of the season, before rounding off August with a trip to newly-promoted Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Liverpool, the losing Champions League finalists, appear to have the toughest start of any of the likely title-contenders.
Liverpool's pre-Europe travels The Premier League has released dates for all 380 matches, but none have been allotted kick-off times as broadcasters are yet to decide which games will be televised.
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The club will hold four operational test events at the stadium throughout August and September in preparation for the opening.
Everton are the opposition at Goodison Park in the first fixture of 2019 on New Year's Day, while Puel's side will also face a testing end to the campaign.
Guardiola will look to retain the Premier League title for the first time since Manchester United in 2008/09.
Sky Sports have ranked all 20 clubs in terms of who has the most hard set of fixtures to open the 2018/19 season.
Fulham's first game back in the Premier League sees former boss Roy Hodgson make the short trip across London with his Crystal Palace side.