Arsenal must be at their best on Sunday if they are to stop the Premier League’s runaway leaders Manchester City.
Pe Guardiola’s City are unbeaten after 10 games and lead the table by five points, scoring a remarkable 35 goals in the process.
City have also qualified for the Champions League knockout stages with two gameweeks to spare, meaning their can focus their attentions on building their already-dominant title advantage.
Arsenal sit nine points behind City, but Arsene Wenger’s side have won four of their last five League games and will seek to rise to the occasion at Etihad Stadium.
Shkodran Mustafi and Danny Welbeck are both out, but on course to return after the international break.
Calum Chambers (hip) has overcome injury so is available, but David Ospina (groin) remains sidelined.
Benjamin Mendy remains a long-term absence for City, while captain Vincent Kompany is out with a calf complaint.
Potential Line Up:
Potential starting XI: Ederson; Walker, Stones, Otamendi, Delph; De Bruyne, Fernandinho, D. Silva; Sterling, Aguero, Jesus.
Potential starting XI: Cech; Koscielny, Mertesacker, Monreal; Bellerin, Ramsey, Xhaka, Kolasinac; Ozil, Lacazette, Alexis.
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