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Arsenal v Manchester City: match preview

Manchester City have done perfectly well without Kevin De Bruyne and Sergio Agüero but it will hardly cheer Arsenal that both are pushing for starts after returning to the bench recently. Mikel Arteta will need his squad to feel fresh if they are to end City’s winning run and boost their European prospects, so he may rotate, given the same XI started against both Leeds and Benfica. Kieran Tierney should return at left-back but one or two of the front four could be rotated, with Nicolas Pépé and Alexandre Lacazette hoping for extended involvement. Nick Ames

Sunday 4.30pm Sky Sports Premier League

Venue Emirates Stadium

Last season Arsenal 0 Manchester City 3

Referee Jon Moss

This season G14 Y37 R1 2.71 cards/game

Odds H 6-1 A 1-2 D 10-3

ARSENAL

Subs from Rúnarsson, Ryan, Marí, Chambers, Holding, Soares, Elneny, Smith Rowe, Willian, Nelson, Martinelli, Balogun, Nketiah, Lacazette

Doubtful None

Injured Partey (thigh, 28 Feb)

Suspended None

Discipline Y35 R5

Form WWDLLW

Leading scorers Aubameyang, Lacazette 8

MANCHESTER CITY

Subs from Steffen, Carson, Delap, Palmer, Bernabé, Doyle, Torres, García, Laporte, Mendy, Agüero, Mahrez, Fernandinho, Walker, Gündogan

Doubtful Gündogan (match fitness)

Injured Aké (match fitness, Mar)

Suspended None

Discipline Y26 R0

Form WWWWWW

Leading scorer Güngodan 11

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