Manchester City's clash with current Premier League leaders Chelsea looks to be the tastiest dish in ESPN's December programme.
Big-spending City will be given a strong test of their credentials against the Londoners at Eastlands on December 5.
Among the other December matches is a festive double-header on Boxing Day, with Birmingham facing Chelsea at lunchtime and Liverpool entertaining Wolves in the late kick-off.
ESPN's December fixtures:
Saturday 5th December - Manchester City v Chelsea 5.30pm
Saturday 12th December - Manchester United v Aston Villa 5.30pm
Saturday 19th December - Arsenal v Hull City 5.30pm
Monday 21st December - Wigan Athletic v Bolton Wanderers 8pm
Saturday 26th December - Birmingham City v Chelsea 12.45pm
Saturday 26th December - Liverpool v Wolverhampton Wanderers 5.30pm