Stoke City welcome Aston Villa to the Britannia Stadium on Saturday (Watch live online, 10 a.m. ET via Live Extra) for the opening day of the season.
U.S. national team goalkeeper Brad Guzan will be on show as the Midland rivals clash on the opening day.
Stoke boss Mark Hughes has masterminded a great summer in the transfer market, with former Barcelona star Bojan the key arrival in midfield.
As forVilla, Paul Lambert has been frugal in the transfer market and has bought in experience for the new season.
Stoke haven;t included U.S. national team defender Geoff Cameron in the lineup, as for Villa, they give debuts to Philippe Senderos, Aly Cissokho and Kieran Richardson.
Stoke City: Begovic, Bardsley, Shawcross, Wilson, Pieters, Whelan, Nzonzi, Bojan, Ireland, Arnautovic, Diouf.
Aston Villa: Guzan, Hutton, Vlaar, Senderos, Cissokho, Westwood, Delph, Richardson, N’Zogbia, Weimann, Agbonlahor.