Having secured an unprecedented domestic treble in 2018-19, Manchester City will be looking to make it a hat-trick of Premier League crowns under Pep Guardiola when they kick off their title defence against West Ham this weekend.The Citizens savoured their second top-flight success in as many years under the Spaniard last season, beating out Liverpool in a pulsating title race while also claiming both the FA Cup and Carabao Cup to add to their increasingly impressive trophy haul.But the club will know that they face sterner threats across the board this time around despite having strengthened their own hand over the off-season, with many of their rivals looking to topple their ambitions. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Emery out of jail – for now – as brilliant Pepe papers over Arsenal’s cracks What is Manchester United’s ownership situation and how would Kevin Glazer’s sale of shares affect the club? Ox-rated! Dream night in Genk for Liverpool ace after injury nightmare Messi a man for all Champions League seasons – but will this really be Barcelona’s? Their hosts are not expected to be among the major challengers to their title credentials, but former City boss Manuel Pellegrini arguably knows more than many others on how to unlock City, and will hope to spring an opening weekend surprise of his own at London Stadium. Game West Ham vs Manchester City Date Saturday, August 10 Time 12:30pm BST / 7:30am ET Stream (US) fubo TV (7-day free trial) TV Channel, Live Stream & How To Watch In the United States (US), the game can be watched live and on-demand with fuboTV (7-day free trial) .New users can sign up for a free seven-day trial of the live sports streaming service, which can be accessed via iOS, Android, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Roku and Apple TV as well as on a web browser. US TV channel Online stream NBCSN fubo TV (7-day free trial) In the UK, the match will be shown on BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Ultimate, and available to stream on BT Sport Live. UK TV channel Online stream BT Sport 1 / BT Sport Ultimate BT Sport Live Squads & Team News Position West Ham squad Goalkeepers Fabianski, Roberto, Martin Defenders Reid, Cresswell, Balbuena, Zabaleta, Cardos, Ogbonna, Diop, Fredericks, Masuaku, Johnson Midfielders Lanzini, Snodgrass, Sanchez, Noble, Fornals, Wilshire, Antonio, Rice Forwards Yarmolenko, Anderson, Hernandez, Haller, Ajeti, Xande Silva West Ham starting XI: Fabianski; Fredericks, Balbuena, Diop, Cresswell; Rice, Wilshere; Antonio, Lazini, Anderson; Haller Position Manchester City squad Goalkeepers Ederson, Bravo, Grimshaw, Carson Defenders Laporte, Stones, Otamendi, Walker, Angelino, Mendy, Cancelo Midfielders De Bruyne, Fernandinho, D. Silva, B. Silva, Rodri, Foden, Zinchenko Forwards Aguero, Jesus, Sterling, Mahrez Manchester City starting XI: Ederson; Walker, Stones, Laporte, Zinchenko; D. Silva, Rodri, De Bruyne; Mahrez, Jesus, SterlingBetting & Match Odds City are odds-on favourites to take the win at 1/4 favourites with bet365 . West Ham are priced at a more distant 11/1 while a draw is available at 6/1.Click here to see more offers for the game, including goalscoring markets, correct score predictions and more. Click here to see all of bet365’s offers for the game, including goalscoring markets, correct score predictions and more. Match Preview With the success of their historic domestic treble last season – or quadruple, depending on definition – Manchester City will be out to defend their crowns this season when they get their new Premier League campaign underway against West Ham at London Stadium.Pep Guardiola’s side swept the board at home last season, winning the top-flight title, FA Cup, Carabao Cup and Community Shield, with only the Champions League eluding them in the end, and the Citizens are expected to be hungry for more.Guardiola has in fact already tasted silverware success again this season, picking up the Community Shield once more, against Liverpool, who are widely tipped to be their key opponents in the hunt for glory again.But the Spaniard is more than aware that the Reds won’t be their only threat this season, talking up the potential of their other ‘Big Six’ rivals after the win at Wembley on Sunday.”I think United with Maguire and the other players they bought, Arsenal as well, Chelsea and Tottenham, they won all of their pre-season so I think there will be many, many contenders this time,” he stated .”But I think Liverpool… we were so happy when we realised which team we were going to face for the rest of the season, they are the champions of Europe, that’s why I gave a lot of credit to our victory today.”They are a top-class team. The difference can be one point ahead, one penalty ahead… that is the difference – it’s minor.”One new weapon that Guardiola boasts in his arsenal is that of right-back Joao Cancelo, who has arrived at the Etihad Stadium as part of a swap deal that has seen Danilo head the other way to Juventus, with the Serie A title winner admitting that the chance to work with his new manager playing a driving role in his decision to head to England.”Obviously, Pep Guardiola was a big reason for me to join Manchester City. I’ve always admired him and the way his teams play since he started at Barcelona,” he added .”It’s not by chance that Manchester City have won the last two Premier Leagues and all the domestic trophies in England last season.”I love his style of play, his character – he’s very detail-orientated. That’s why I’m here today.” Check out Goal’s Premier League 2019-20 fantasy football podcast for game tips, debate and rivalries.