Martin Keown predicts where Arsenal will finish


While playing the Premier League champions is always a daunting task, there was a feeling that this was not the worst time for Arsenal to face Manchester City. Aaron Ramsey and Henrikh Mkhitaryan will be the creative outlets alongside Mesut Ozil who has a point to prove of his own, after the debacle that this summer was for the former German worldwide.

Ederson, Bravo, Walker, Danilo, Kompany, Stones, Laporte, Otamendi, Mendy, Danilo, Gundogan, Fernandinho, Delph, De Bruyne, D Silva, B Silva, Foden, Diaz, Sterling, Sane, Mahrez, Aguero, Jesus. Granit Xhaka and Lucas Torreira are options there, as Emery will want the second midfielder to be the anchorman for the team.

The 27-year-old has struggled for regular football in recent times, either because of injury or the form of other players - with the likes of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Alexandre Lacazette and Henrikh Mkhitaryan passing him in the pecking order. After utterly dominating the English top flight last season, Pep Guardiola and company will now try and replicate that while focusing their efforts in Europe as well. This was where we left off last season: electric going forward, but capable of slowing the game down and dominating the ball when necessary.

"The important thing is to be there and to be ourselves".

The Greek global was brought earlier this summer, in order to provide more steel in the backline following the retirement of Per Mertesacker at the end of last season. That's the basic principle. "It was a little bit of frustration because I see these players every day and I know the quality they have in close quarters".

"When you play against a team of City's quality and confidence it is always going to be hard". Sergio Aguero hit the ground running with a brace in the Community Shield win and will lead the line against Arsenal.

Where to watch Arsenal vs Manchester City live on TV in India? Mauricio Pochettino's men have finished above them for the past two seasons.

'He won more than you, ' they sang back.

Speaking at a news conference ahead of Arsenal clash with Man City this Sunday, Emery was quoted by the Sportreview, saying of the Ramsey situation: "That's not my work".

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



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