Arsenal and Manchester United meet on Saturday early Premier League kick-off in what could be a defining game for the last Champions League spot in the English top flight.
Gunners will look to make it back-to-back wins in the Premier League after reignited their Champions League bid with an enthralling 4-2 success at Chelsea in midweek, lifting Mikel Arteta’s side level on points with Tottenham in the fourth position.
Manchester United, however, were beaten heavily by a rampant Liverpool at Anfield, although Ralf Rangnick’s side still hovers only three points outside of the top four despite their inconsistent form.
Takehiro Tomiyasu could make his long-awaited return from injury for Arsenal after wrestling with a calf problem in recent months.
Meanwhile, Alexandre Lacazette returned to the substitutes bench at Stamford Bridge in midweek after recovering from Covid-19, although Kieran Tierney and Thomas Partey will be unavailable for the remainder of the season.
Cristiano Ronaldo missed United’s defeat at Anfield in midweek for personal reasons, while Raphael Varane continues to nurse a muscle injury.
Luke Shaw and Edinson Cavani will be sidelined for the foreseeable future, while Paul Pogba is also set to miss out with a calf injury he sustained early into the game against Liverpool.
Scott McTominay could return to the side here after making the bench at Anfield, though he hadn’t even trained before Tuesday’s heavy loss.
Recent Head to Head
Manchester United ended a five-game winless run against Arsenal with a 3-2 victory at Old Trafford in the reverse fixture back in December.
The Red Devils have failed to register a goal in their previous three visits to the Emirates Stadium, suffering a pair of 2-0 defeats.
Gunners have been struggling for consistency in form having won two games and lost four matches in their last six fixtures.
Manchester United has won two matches draw one and three defeats from the same number of games.
Arsenal Predicted Lineup: Ramsdale, White, Holding, Gabriel, Tavares, Xhaka, Elneny, Saka, Odegaard, Smith Rowe, Nketiah
Manchester United Predicted Lineup: De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Maguire, Lindelof, Telles, Matic, McTominay, Elanga, Fernandes, Sancho, Ronaldo
Manchester United have been losing at both half time and full time in their last 3 away matches (Premier League).
Arsenal has kept a clean sheet in five of their last seven home matches against Man Utd in all competitions.
Manchester United have lost their last three away matches (Premier League).
Arsenal has seen under 2.5 goals in their last 3 home matches against Red Devils in all competitions.
Best Bets and Score Prediction
Our expert on MonieBet.com has tipped Arsenal to win the encounter but punters can also stake both sides to find the back of the net.
Stakers can also play Arsenal to have 6+ shots on target or Martin Odegaard to have 1+ shots on target.
The encounter can also produce over 2.5 goals in this match.
Prediction: Arsenal 2-1 Man Utd