The Premier League returns once again this week for match-day 34 and the earliest kickoff is between Arsenal and Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium today at exactly 11:30 AM. A match term as the survival of the fittest as the top-four is a concern. Placed 5th and 6th place respectively, the Europa League is assured, however, both sides have higher expectations to finish in the top-four race.
And given how tense this clash will be, this is probably how Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is going to lineup based on their previous games.
Having taken the lead on the goalkeeping role this season, Aaron Ramsdale is expected to guide the post ahead of Bernd Leno. Deputized at right-back against Chelsea, Ben White was quite poor there and is likely to be deployed in his preferred position - the center-back partnering with Gabriel Magalhaes. Handled only 15 minutes in 'the Gunners' last outing - Cedric Soares will come in the right-back position leveling with Nuno Tavares on the left side.
Anchored the midfield at the expense of injured Thomas Partey in a couple of games now - Mohamed Elneny will once again feature in the middle paired with Switzerland midfielder Granit Xhaka. The duos seem to be pretty getting along in the holding role and tend to start this week once again.
Bukayo Saka, Martin Odegaard, and Emile Smith Rowe are all in contention in the third half of the pitch. Deputies injured Alexandre Lacazette against Chelsea - Edward Nketiah is expected to earn his third start this season in the Premier League after netting a brace in the London derby.
What are your predictions today at the Emirates Stadium?.
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