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Arsenal vs Manchester United Preview: Confirmed team’s news and predicted lineups

Arsenal will trade tackles with Manchester United in Premier League on Saturday at the Emirates Stadium in what is sure to be an enthralling match-up.

Rejuvenated Arsenal put up an another superb performance in midweek as they got their revenge for their FA Cup loss to Southampton.  They came from behind to beat the Saints 3-1 to extend their unbeaten streak to six Premier League matches.

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Mikel Arteta’s side sit ninth on the table, 10 points behind Manchester United who are second on the table with midweek results edging them closer to an European spot that looked out of reach just a month ago.

Manchester United head into this game in a rather fragile state as well after their shock defeat to Sheffield United in midweek, bringing their 13 league game unbeaten streak to an end.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side will be drawing inspiration from their away record heading into this encounter. The Red Devils haven’t lost a top flight away game in over a year now, winning 13 of their 17 trips since and scoring in all but one of those.

Arsenal vs Manchester United Head-to-Head

Arsenal have not lost in the Premier League against Manchester United since April 2018. The Gunners have won three of their last five outings against United while drawing the other two.

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A Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang penalty was enough to secure a 1-0 victory over Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side in their recent encounter.

Arsenal Teams News

Club Captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is likely to miss out again through personal reasons, with Nicolas Pepe expected to start in his place. Kieran Tierney will be hoping to recover in time to play, while Emile Smith Rowe and Thomas Partey were both forced off in midweek and are doubts for the fixture.

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However, Mikel Arteta’s men will be boosted by the return of Dani Ceballos from injury. Meanwhile, new loan-signing Martin Odegaard could feature in some capacity.

Manchester United Team News

Ivorian defender, Eric Bailly is still a doubt after picking up a knock in training, while Victor Lindelof is expected to start in place of Axel Tuanzebe on Saturday.

Former PSG forward Edinson Cavani could return to the starting lineup in place of the out of form Anthony Martial, while Scott McTominay and Fred are likely to come into the midfield and move Paul Pogba onto the wing.

Arsenal vs Manchester United Predicted Lineups

Arsenal Predicted XI (4-2-3-1):

Bernd Leno; Cedric Soares, David Luiz, Rob Holding, Hector Bellerin; Granit Xhaka, Thomas Partey; Nicolas Pepe, Emile Smith-Rowe, Bukayo Saka; Alexandre Lacazette

Manchester United Predicted XI (4-2-3-1):

David De Gea; Luke Shaw, Harry Maguire, Eric Bailly, Aaron Wan-Bissaka; Scott McTominay, Paul Pogba; Marcus Rashford, Bruno Fernandes, Mason Greenwood; Edinson Cavani

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