Arsenal vs Manchester City

Lewis Collier
August 12, 2018

For City, it's a lovely start away from home and it shows that even this early in the season, this team is once again the favorite to win the league.

Arsenal need more from their star man, especially with potent finishers Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette needing quality supply. Manchester City, Winners of EPL 2017/18, Receive Special WWE Championship Belt From Triple H.

Unai Emery has used the limited amount of funds at his disposal to make changes to the squad that he felt were the absolute necessity. Defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos whose experience will be vital for Arsenal will start in the central defence along with Mustafi.

The match can be viewed on Sky Sports Premier League in the UK.

The Arsenal midfielder will also get a start today since the gunners will play a formation which requires two central midfielders.

Maitland-Niles isn't a natural left-back, although was deployed there on various occasions last season, and his right-footedness might help if Guardiola deploys Riyad Mahrez on the right flank, as the Algerian is always attempting to drift inside onto his left.

For Emery, the first question on his mind is whether he picks Petr Cech in goal or Bernd Leno.

Finishing 37 points behind City was a fitting ending for the dispiriting final season of the Wenger era - a torrid campaign layed out to a soundtrack of angry protests against the manager from frustrated fans.

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Arsenal have turned to Unai Emery to replace Wenger at the north London side following the Frenchman's 22 seasons in charge.

"Maybe he is the player with us who has won the most titles".

He'll be joining a strong attacking force that already includes the likes of Kevin De Bruyne, Leroy Sane and Sergio Aguero.

Whereas last season Guardiola used advanced wingers stretching the play and going in behind, often with more conservative full-backs, here his approach was different. Of course, against centre-backs as composed as John Stones and Aymeric Laporte, and a goalkeeper as confident as Ederson, actually winning possession is somewhat hard.

Arsenal are without a win in their last five meetings against Manchester City.

Manchester City are unbeaten in their last none opening Premier League fixtures. This sums up Arsenal's day. More often than not, Manchester City happily played around the pressure.

The clash could see the marquee signings from both sides feature for their respective teams.

Emery has set Aubameyang the target of doing what he did in the Bundesliga a year ago, when he scored 31 goals to become the division's top scorer.

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