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Starting XI: Arsenal v Man City

English Premier League 

Result: Arsenal v Manchester City

Date: 12 August 2018

Venue: Emirates Stadium

New Arsenal manager Unai Emery begins life in the Premier League with a clash against champions Manchester City this afternoon.

The match is scheduled to get underway at 17h00.

The Gunners have bolstered their significantly in the off-season with the arrival Matteo Guendouzi, Bernd Leno,  Stephan Lichtsteiner, Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Lucas Torreira.

City, meanwhile, only managed to bring Algeria international Riyad Mahrez in the transfer window, while the likes of Yaya Toure and Joe Hart have left.

The Gunners will be without defenders Sead Kolasinac and Laurent Koscielny, while Danilo is still missing for City.

Emery does not have a good record against Pep Guardiola, having registered six losses and four draws against the Spaniard.

The Citizens did the league double over Arsene Wenger's Arsenal last season, winning 3-0 at the Emirates and 3-1 at the Etihad.

Here's how they line up:

Arsenal: Cech, Bellerin, Sokratis, Maitland-Niles, Mustafi ,Guendouzi, Xhaka, Mkhitaryan, Ramsey, Ozil, Aubameyang.

Man City: Ederson, Walker, Stones, Laporte, Mendy, Fernandinho , Gündogan, Bernardo, Mahrez, Sterling, Agüero.

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