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Arsenal Vs Man United: Team News, Match Facts & Possible Starting XI

Arsenal play host to Man United at the Emirates Stadium tomorrow.

Below are the team news, match facts and possible starting XI for both sides.


Arsenal defender Takehiro Tomiyasu is available again after suspension.

Gabriel Jesus could feature again after making a cameo substitute appearance last weekend on his return from injury.

Manchester United’s Raphael Varane is set for “a few weeks on the sidelines” after picking up an injury.

Sergio Reguillon and Altay Bayındır will both be available while fellow new signing Rasmus Hojlund could also make his debut after recovering from a back problem.



  • Arsenal have won four and drawn one of their last five home league games against Man Utd, including the last two.
  • The Gunners could win three home league matches in a row against the Red Devils for the first time since between 1988 and 1991.
  • Manchester United have lost five of their last nine top-flight meetings with Arsenal (W2, D2).
  • The home team has scored three goals in each of the last four league games between these two teams.


  • Arsenal have lost just two of their last 24 Premier League home games (W18, D4).
  • The Gunners have kept only four clean sheets in their last 26 home league games.
  • Arsenal are unbeaten in their last 22 home Premier League matches against United teams (W19, D3), facing Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Sheffield and West Ham in that run without losing.
  • Twelve of the last 16 top-flight goals Arsenal have conceded at the Emirates have been scored in the second half, but three of the other four have been scored in the opening minute of the game.
  • Bukayo Saka could become the first Arsenal player to score in four consecutive Premier League appearances against Manchester United.

Manchester United

  • Manchester United have won six of their last seven Premier League games.
  • United can lose both of their opening two away fixtures of a league campaign for the first time since the 1973-74 top-flight season, in which they were relegated.
  • Manchester United have won on only one of their last 10 top-flight visits to London (D3, L6), a 2-1 victory at Fulham last November.
  • Bruno Fernandes has scored three goals in his last five Premier League appearances for Man Utd, having scored just once in the previous 15.
  • Marcus Rashford was directly involved in four of Manchester United’s five league goals against the Gunners last season.

Possible Arsenal XI: Ramsdale; White, Saliba, Gabriel, Zinchenko; Partey, Rice, Odegaard; Saka, Nketiah, Martinelli

Manchester United predicted XI: Onana; Wan-Bisska, Lindelof, Martinez, Reguilon; Casemiro, Eriksen, Fernandes; Antony, Rashford, Hojlund

Source: BBC Sport

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