The Big Match Tactical View: Arsenal v Manchester City

The Big Match Tactical View: Arsenal v Manchester City

Elsewhere, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was all smiles as he trained with his team-mates.

The 29-year-old, who signed for the Gunners from Borussia Dortmund at the end of the January transfer window for a club record £56 million, will be well-rested as the top flight gets underway in North London, after his global side Gabon did not qualify for the World Cup.

Pep Guardiola insists his Manchester City players should remember their all-conquering form of last season when their title defence kicks off with a testing visit to Arsenal on Sunday. "We will have bad moments and we will have to work to overcome them because in the end the players react to what the club is, what the manager and the staff are and, of course, they know we work for them". 'He has enough experience to know exactly what [it takes].

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany lifted the English Premier League trophy back in May and it now looks like an eternity ago.

Pep Guardiola's team are fancied once more, and who'd put it past them to be lifting the title again in May.

Silva, who featured in all three of Manchester City's warm-up matches as well as the Community Shield, looks set to start against Arsenal on Sunday.

Guardiola was pleased to confirm a major double injury boost with the news that Raheem Sterling and Kevin De Bruyne are both available for selection this weekend.

"By that thinking, last season we wouldn't have won the Premier League because Chelsea won the year before".

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Ramsey, whose contract expires at the end of the season, suffered a slight calf injury but has returned to training and could be fit to take his place in the Gunners side.

The duo only returned to training on Monday after helping their national teams progress to the semi-finals in Russian Federation in July.

"Sead Kolasinac and Laurent Koscielny are definitely out while Leno, Torreira, Sokratis Papasthathopoulos, Matteo Guendouzi and Stephan Lichtsteiner could all make their competitive debuts".

"In my career I want leaders in the team". Together I think we can improve, to win in our way. "They just have so much quality".

He featured prominently for Spain at the World Cup this summer, but failed to exert his influence during the tournament.

Kevin De Bruyne missed out on the clash against Chelsea, but he is fully expected to start against Arsenal at the Emirates on Sunday.

"I am looking every day and the players are smiling in training with a big collective spirit". We'll be back on Monday morning for all the reaction to City's game.

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