Our pick of the best XI from the Arsenal and Manchester City squads ahead of huge Premier League tie.
Arsenal host Premier League title holders Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday lunchtime, with both sides looking for what would be a crucial three points as the title race begins to unfold.
The same fixture in North London last season ended in a draw, but Arsenal’s form in the matches against the rest of the top sides was particularly poor, a record they will be keen to improve upon this season, whilst City will be keen to bounce back from a shock home defeat against Stoke City before the international break.
Here is our combined XI from the two squads that Arsene Wenger and Manuel Pellegrini have available to them:
GK) Joe Hart
The City and England man seems to be at the top of his game right now and is a cut above Arsenal’s Wojciech Szczesny.