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[Teams] Man City vs Arsenal: Confirmed Line-Ups
Manchester City and Arsenal will be looking to stay in touch at the top of the Premier League table when they face-off at the Etihad Stadium this afternoon.
Pep Guardiola has to make do without the services of both Sergio Aguero and Fernandinho as they remain suspended while Ilkay Gundogan joins Vincent Kompany on the sidelines after suffering a serious knee injury.
Alexandre Kolarov keeps his place at the back with John Stones on the bench while Fernando comes in to the midfield with Leroy Sane joining the attack.
As for Arsenal, they’re without Shkodran Mustafi as he’s still nursing a hamstring injury while Aaron Ramsey and Santi Cazorla are also still on the treatment table.
Alex Iwobi gets a recall to the side with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain dropping to the bench alongside Olivier Giroud and Lucas Perez.
Here are the confirmed line-ups:
Bravo, Kolarov, Zabaleta (c), Otamendi, Clichy, Fernando, Sterling, De Bruyne, Sané, Silva, Toure
Subs: Caballero, Sagna, Stones, Nolito, Navas, Iheanacho, A Garcia
Cech; Bellerin, Gabriel, Koscielny, Monreal; Coquelin, Xhaka; Walcott, Özil, Iwobi; Sanchez.
Subs: Ospina, Gibbs, Holding, Elneny, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Lucas Perez, Giroud