Premier League Match Preview: Arsenal vs Manchester United

Arsenal lost 2-1 at home to Chelsea on Sunday after conceding twice in the last seven minutes. Mikel Arteta has failed to win his opening two matches in charge of Arsenal.

Manchester United recorded an impressive 2-0 win away to Burnley on Saturday. The Red Devils kept their first clean sheet in the league since September in the process.

United have won two of their last three matches away to Arsenal, though did lose 2-0 to the Gunners last time out at the Emirates. Nevertheless, they have the momentum heading into their New Year’s Day encounter.

Team News

Arsenal-Reiss Nelson has started Mikel Arteta’s first two league matches in charge of Arsenal, leaving club-record signing Nicolas Pepe on the bench.

Calum Chambers limped off against Chelsea with a knee injury and may play no part here. Shkodran Mustafi could get the nod if Sokratis does not recover from his own injury in time. Bet Now on NaijaBet

Arteta will hope to have Granit Xhaka available after the midfielder missed the defeat to Chelsea on Sunday through illness.

Manchester United-Paul Pogba wasn’t in the right condition to play against Burnley on Saturday but is expected to return here.

Scott McTominay remains sidelined with a knee injury.

Daniel James and Mason Greenwood compete for a starting spot on the right wing.

Andreas Pereira or Jesse Lingard will play behind the lone striker.

Luke Shaw and Aaron Wan-Bissaka will return to the side after being rested at the weekend.


Match Facts

There have been over 2.5 goals scored in Arsenal’s last 4 home games in the Premier League.

Arsenal have lost their last 3 home matches (Premier League).

Arsenal have conceded at least 2 goals in their last 4 home
Premier League matches.

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As at the time this post Arsenal has 2.75 odd to win the match on NaijaBet while Manchester United has 2.57 odd to win the match, the odd to draw the match is 3.74.

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