Sunderland have made a loan offer to Udinese for striker Matej Vydra.
Sunderland head coach Paolo Di Canio cannot wait for the return to fitness of star striker Steven Fletcher ahead of the opening day of the new season.
Swansea City will start the new Premier League season by welcoming defending champions Manchester United to the Liberty Stadium.
Newcastle United face a tough opening to the Premier League season as they travel to Manchester City.
Manuel Pellegrini's tenure as Manchester City boss will begin with a home clash against Newcastle United.
Football fixtures for the Premier League, Football League and Scottish leagues for the 2013-14 season are announced.
Manchester United come to Swansea on the first day of the Premier League season, while the Welsh derbies with Cardiff are revealed.
Southampton will travel to West Bromwich Albion on the opening day of the 2013/14 season on Saturday 17th August in a potentially kind start for Mauricio Pochettino's side.
Manchester United will start the 2013/14 season away to Swansea City in a tricky opening run of fixtures for last term's Premier League champions.