Five Liverpool fixtures at the outset of the new season have today been rescheduled for television coverage and Europa League commitments.

The Reds will now begin their campaign at Stoke City on Sunday August 9, with the game at the Britannia Stadium kicking off at 4pm BST.

The opening Anfield match of 2015-16, against AFC Bournemouth, has been moved to Monday August 17 at 8pm.

Exactly a week later, on Monday August 24, Brendan Rodgers' side will travel to Arsenal for an evening encounter at the Emirates Stadium.

Liverpool's trip to Manchester United, meanwhile, will now take place at 5.30pm on Saturday September 12.

All four of those matches will be broadcast by Sky Sports.

The Reds' Anfield clash with Norwich City has also been switched to Sunday September 20, kicking off at 4pm, due to the team's participation in the Europa League.

Click here for an updated 2015-16 fixture list.

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