Arsenal vs Manchester United – team news, and lineups ahead of lunchtime kick-off at the Emirates Stadium.
Arsenal vs Manchester United match could potentially make or break both sides’ top-four chances.
Arsenal and Manchester United will renew their Premier League rivalry at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday lunchtime.
Arsenal rekindled their Champions League hopes with a thrilling 4-2 victory over Chelsea in midweek, but Ralf Rangnick’s side succumbed to Liverpool in a 4-0 defeat.
Thomas Partey and Kieran Tierney are out for the foreseeable future, but Arteta has no new worries after Wednesday’s triumph and has some significant decisions to make in all areas of the pitch, with Nketiah proving himself worthy of starting up top once more.
Mohamed Elneny impressed in midfield on Wednesday and might partner Granit Xhaka again here, while Rob Holding, despite a few of sloppy passes in midweek, is hopeful of preserving his position in the backline.
Manchester United News
Man United travel to the Emirates having posted a mere two wins in their last seven Premier League matches – as well as losing each of their last three away from home.
After the heartbreaking death of his newborn son, Cristiano Ronaldo was understandably absent in midweek, but the 37-year-old is now back in training and might play against the Emirates.
Paul Pogba was pulled off with a calf ailment after only 10 minutes against Liverpool, joining Luke Shaw, Fred, and Edinson Cavani in the medical room. Scott McTominay’s comeback from a foot condition comes at a good moment.
Raphael Varane will return to the squad this weekend, and United manager Jose Mourinho is allegedly considering excluding Harry Maguire from the starting lineup following a bomb threat at the defender’s home.
Arsenal vs Manchester United Lineups
Arsenal possible starting lineup:
Ramsdale; White, Holding, Gabriel, Tavares; Xhaka, Elneny; Saka, Odegaard, Smith Rowe; Nketiah
Manchester United possible starting lineup:
De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Varane, Lindelof, Telles; Matic, McTominay; Elanga, Fernandes, Sancho; Ronaldo