So, the time has come again for one of the most awaited managerial battles in the Premier League between Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford. Probably it is going to be the last meeting between them in the Premier League and both of them will wish to finish the battle on a high note. Situations are different for both the teams if we consider the position in the Premier League table. Arsenal are situated at the sixth position in the League Table while Manchester United are at the second position. The circumstances of the Gunners are quite similar to Manchester United of last season. Manchester United also finished at the sixth position in the League Table. They have won the Europa League and that has given them the chance to play in the Champions League in this season.

 

The Gunners are also trying hard to win the Europa League as they have no chance to finish in the top four positions in the Premier League this time. They have drawn against Atletico Madrid with a scoreline of 1-1 and it is clearly advantage Atletico Madrid to go to the Final of the Europa League from this stage. An away goal is so much decisive in this competition and Atletico Madrid have it under their belts. Arsenal have to perform their best to go to the Final of the Europa League. They will surely try to get the mental boost up for that match by winning the match against Manchester United in the Premier League. Manchester United will also try to finish their season on a high with winning this one.

 

Team News :

 

Manchester United :


De Gea will surely start as the Manchester United goalkeeper. Valencia, Smalling, Lindelof and Young will be there in the defense for Manchester United while McTominay, Matic and Pogba are playing in the midfield for them. Lukaku, Lingard and Sanchez will be there in the upfront for Red Devils against the Gunners.

Arsenal :


Petr Cech will play as the Goalkeeper for the Gunners. Bellerin, Mustafi, Koscielny and Monreal will be there in the defense for them. The midfield of Arsenal will comprise of two defensive midfielders Granit Xhaka and Mohamed Elneny. Jack Wilshere, Mesut Ozil and Danny Welbeck will play as attacking midfielders in the team for the Gunners while Pierre Emerick Aubameyang will be there as the lone man upfront for them. Henrikh Mkhitaryan is injured; so he will be out of contention from the Starting XI of the Gunners against Manchester United in this match. Ainsley Maitland Niles is also another doubt in this match for Arsenal due to injury problem. David Ospina is also out of contention with an ankle injury problem. Granit Xhaka came back from the injury he was sustaining in the midweek.

 

Predicted Starting Eleven :

 

Manchester United (4-4-2)



Goalkeeper : De Gea



Defenders : Darmian, Jones, Smalling, Shaw



Midfielders : Matic, Pogba, Lingard, Young



Attackers : Sanchez, Lukaku.

Arsenal :(3-4-3)





Goalkeeper : Cech





Defenders : Koscielny, Mustafi, Chambers.





Midfielders : Bellerin, Wilshere, Ramsey, Kolasinac.





Attackers : Ozil, Welbeck ; Aubameyang.

 

My Predicted Scoreline :



Manchester United 3-1 Arsenal.

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