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Arsenal vs Man City FREE: Live stream, TV channel, team news, kick-off time for New Year’s Day game

ARSENAL will look to continue their rich vein of form as they take on Premier League leaders and title favourites Man City on New Year’s Day.

The Gunners have been brilliant recently but haven’t played since a 5-0 win over Boxing Day because their game with Wolves on December 28 was postponed.

Foden scored in Man City’s win against Brentford on Wednesday
Saka has been one of Arsenal’s best players this season


City beat Brentford 1-0 to extend their lead beyond Chelsea to eight points and look on course to defend their crown this term.

Arsenal will also be without manager Mikel Arteta as the Spaniard tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday afternoon.

What time does Arsenal vs Man City kick-off?

  • Arsenal’s big clash with Man City will get going from 12.30pm UK time on Saturday, January 1.
  • The clash will take place at the Emirates Stadium.
  • There will be a full capacity crowd in attendance at the match.

What channel is it and can it be live streamed?

  • Arsenal vs Man City will be shown live on BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Ultimate.
  • You can live stream the action from the BT Sport app, which is available to download onto your mobile or tablet device.

How can I watch for FREE?

  • EE Customers can add BT Sport to their plan at no extra cost if they are on a Smart or Full Works plan.

Team news

Mikel Arteta will not be on the Arsenal bench after returning a positive test for Covid-19.

Calum Chambers, Cedric Soares, Takehiro Tomiyasu and Ainsley Maitland-Niles all missed the Boxing Day win over Norwich due to isolation.

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And it remains to be seen if Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will be brought back in from the cold.

For City, Rodri, John Stones and Kyle Walker all missed the win over Brentford and are doubts for this one with such a fast turnaround.

Jack Grealish and Phil Foden both returned for that game and are expected to feature again.


  • Arsenal – 5/1
  • Draw – 18/5
  • Man City – 1/2

*Odds courtesy of Betfair and correct at time of publication.

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