PREMIER LEAGUE champions Man City take on Arsenal as the Premier League returns with a bang.
Pep Guardiola‘s side resume the campaign a whopping 25 points behind leaders Liverpool and any hope of retaining their crown is long gone.
The Gunners meanwhile had finally found some form before the suspension and are chasing a fourth straight Premier League victory.
What time is Man City vs Arsenal?
- This blockbuster clash follows Aston Villa vs Sheffield United on Wednesday, June 17.
- Kick-off at an empty Etihad is set for 8pm BST, which is 3pm ET.
- When the Gunners last visited this stadium, they were beaten 3-1 as Sergio Aguero netted a hat-trick.
What TV channel is Man City vs Arsenal on and can I live stream it?
- You can catch this game live on Sky Sports Premier League, Main Event and Ultra HD.
- Coverage begins at 7.45pm, following straight on from Aston Villa vs Sheffield United.
- Sky customers can stream using Sky Go on their mobile, tablet, games console or PC.
- While non-Sky subscribers can still watch by grabbing a NOW TV pass from just £9.99.
Aymeric Laporte is available for City after overcoming a troublesome knee injury which was set to rule him out for the entire campaign.
Leroy Sane has been out all season due to a cruciate ligament injury but with the extended schedule is available if Guardiola wishes.
For the visitors, Kieran Tierney is also fit again after a shoulder complaint but reports suggest his future could lie away from the Emirates.
Lucas Torreira is fit again and could be a crucial player for the Gunners in the run-in.
We’ve taken a look at FIVE different formations the Arsenal boss could use – and who makes the XI…
- Manchester City have won their last six matches against Arsenal in all competitions, their best ever winning run against the Gunners.
- Arsenal have lost their last five league matches against City; they last had a longer losing run against an opponent between 1974 and 1977 against Ipswich Town (seven in a row).
- Arsenal are unbeaten in their last seven away league games (W1 D6), with each of their last five in a row ending level. The Gunners have never drawn six consecutive away league games.
- Kevin De Bruyne has been directly involved in six goals in his last seven Premier League starts against Arsenal (four goals, two assists), netting a brace in a 3-0 win at the Emirates earlier this season.
- Man City to win – 1/3
- Draw at the Etihad – 21/5
- Arsenal to win – 7/1
- Both teams to score – 3/5
- Over 2.5 goals – 4/11
- Sergio Aguero to net first – 12/5
*All odds from Ladbrokes and correct at time of publication.