Manchester City takes a very difficult opponent on their home arena this Sunday. The most interesting that it was Manchester’s City manager Signor Roberto Mancini, who enticed Arsenals leader Samir Nasri and left-back Clichy to his team. Monsieur Wenger has a personal concern to settle with the Man City, so the battle will be very hot.
Man City goes in fourth place with eight points after four rounds. Arsenal goes one place above citizens and in third place with the same number of points in four games.
This midweek, both teams were playing in the Champions League. Arsenal was visiting Montpellier, where they won with the score 1-2. Man City has visited formidable Real Madrid. The final score of this game was not in favour for the citizens. They played very well and twice went ahead in scoring. But C. Ronaldo pulled a win for Real Madrid in the final minutes of the match. Man City lost 3-2.
Sergio Aguero from Manchester City will return in the starting line-up after a knee injury.
Samir Nasri got a hamstring injury, after he was replaced in the first half at the Santiago Bernabeu. Pablo Zabaleta also had a hamstring injury and currently is expected to return to the game while Micah Richards with an ankle will remain injured for a long-term.
Wojciech Szczesny with ankle is available for Arsene Wenger, but he can choose Vito Mannone, after extraordinary performances in the last match.
Jack Wilshere still has an ankle troubles and Emmanuel Frimpong with ACL injury is unavailable to.
Bacary Sagna brooked his leg a long time ago. Tomas Rosicky with Achilles is set to return for the match against West Ham on October 6.
You should know that the Gunners have lost only one of their last 10 away-games in the Premier League. Man City have won 29 and lost none of the last 31 Premier League games at their home arena.
Manchester City line-up: Hart, Maicon, Kompany, Lescott, Clichy, Garcia, Barry, Milner, Toure, Silva, Tevez.
Last three games:
Real Madrid CF 3 – Manchester City FC 2;
Stoke 1 – Manchester City 1;
Manchester City 3 – 1 Queens Park Rangers.
Arsenal line-up: Mannone, Jenkinson, Mertesacker, Vermaelen, Gibbs, Arteta, Cazorla, Diaby, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Gervinho, Podolski.
Last three games:
Montpellier 1 – Arsenal 2;
Arsenal 6 – Southampton 1;
Liverpool 0 – Arsenal 2.