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The big game this weekend is on Monday night.
It comes at Old Trafford, where old foes Manchester United and Arsenal do battle.
Neither side have hit the heights they might have hoped to so far this season, with Arsenal fourth and Manchester United eighth.
Ole Gunner Solskjaer is under pressure at Old Trafford, while Arsenal’s 3-2 comeback win over Aston Villa last weekend papered over a few cracks at the Emirates.
Gunners head coach Unai Emery has a number of decisions to make ahead of the game, and his team lineup will be interesting when it is read out.
We asked our resident Arsenal supporters how they would line up the team against Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side if they were in charge.
James Benge believes Manchester United aren’t good enough to justify Emery tailoring his plans to whatever threat they might pose and there is far more to be gained by Arsenal simply playing their best team and going out to establish their superiority over their opponents.
I’ve picked this team based on form so far this season so there’s no room for players who simply haven’t been good enough – David Luiz, Granit Xhaka, Sead Kolasinac.
Calum Chambers absolutely deserves a spot after his excellent form of late whilst the midfield, with Guendouzi at its base, is the most balanced I could put together.
Benge’s team: Leno; Chambers, Holding, Sokratis, Tierney; Guendouzi, Torreira, Ceballos; Pepe, Aubameyang, Saka
Calum Chambers’ outstanding form means it will be tough for Unai Emery to leave him out. It is also surely time for Rob Holding to be restored to the first team.
With Hector Bellerin still short of fitness, Ainsley Maitland-Niles’ pace is needed against the threat of Dan James so he starts at right-back, while Kieran Tierney showed against Nottingham Forest that he is ready for his first Premier League start.
It would be nice to see Emery play Lucas Torreira in a midfield three, which would free up Matteo Guendouzi to get forward and join the front three as he has been doing with success in recent games.
Bukayo Saka was sacrificed after Maitland-Niles’ red card against Aston Villa, but the exciting winger deserves another start after his electric display against Eintracht Frankfurt last week.
Ha’s team: Leno, Maitland-Niles, Chambers, Holding, Tierney, Torreira, Willock, Guendouzi, Pepe, Saka, Aubameyang
Kieran Tierney needs to start against Manchester United, while Ainsley Maitland-Niles can cover for Hector Bellerin.
The Sokratis-David Luiz partnership simply doesn’t work and this experiment has run its course. There are calls for Calum Chambers to start. That’s fair, but absolutely not at right-back as he would likely be up against Dan James and it’s easy to see a repeat of what Jefferson Montero did to him a few years ago.
If Anthony Martial is fit then his pace against Chambers would be a concern, but he will only get exposed at centre-back if the gap between Arsenal’s defence and midfield is too big.
To provide better protection to the back four whilst also getting some mobility in the middle of the park, Guendouzi-Torreira-Willock is the way to go.
Another issue is who starts on the left and has to come up against Aaron Wan-Bissaka. The right-back is almost impossible to dribble past and whilst it would be a good test for Bukayo Saka, it could be worth pushing Dani Ceballos to the flank with him cutting inside and allowing Tierney to overlap and provide constant width.
Although, fully expect Unai Emery to keep faith in Sokratis as well as Granit Xhaka and to also play a diamond formation.
Deniran-Alleyne’s team: Leno; Maitland-Niles, Chambers, David Luiz, Tierney; Guendouzi, Torreira, Willock; Pepe, Aubameyang, Ceballos