Another Clash between a supposed teacher and his Student with the later always being the superior one anytime they meet.
Arsenal Confirmed Squad list Against Manchester city. 👇
Pablo Mari, David Luiz, Rob holding, Cedric, Bellerin and Teirney would all be available Defenders to battle against Pep Guardiola Manchester City side.
Omar Rekik who was signed this January transfer window would not be available for selection for this game.
Thomas Partey, Granit Xhaka, Dani ceballos, Martin Odegaard, Emile Smith-Rowe and Eleney are all available for selection in Midfield.
Although Arteta might want to revert to his initial 3-4-3 formation he used during the end of December last year to January that saw him go in a long unbeaten run with the team.
Going by that formation Arteta might want to pair with Xhaka and Partey ad the two Central mids with Smith Rowe and Martin Odegaard going wide and occasionally dropping into Midfield.
Alexander Lacazette, Aubameyang, Pepe, Saka, Willian are all available for selection in attack.
Willian on his part is unlikely to start this game to him being unproductive in front of goal.
Berd Leno and Matt Ryan are both the available Arsenal Goalkeepers to face Manchester city.
Alex Runnarsson is the only Arsenal player out Injured with Thomas Partey returning to face Manchester city today.
Unlikely Arsenal players to start 👇
Willian is unlikely to start Against Manchester city due to him not being productive in attack, also Lacazette might be dropped for Aubameyang as the gabonese striker has a good history in front of goal against Pep Guardiola Manchester City side.
Cedric might not start in defense as Hector Bellerin is preferred above him by mikel Arteta.
Matt Ryan would definitely not start with bernd Leno preferred above him to be the number one.
This is a very important game and starting January Signing Martin Odegaard in a game like this would define a no no for Mikel Arteta who would want to field his most experienced side against the soon Tobe premier league champions of this season.