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Arsenal travel to Manchester United on Sunday with the hope of securing a first Premier League title in 20 years.


United face a fight to qualify for any European football next season after a dismal 4-0 hammering at Crystal Palace, which has seen pressure mount on manager Erik Ten Hag amid calls from some sections for his sacking.


Arsenal have not won in 16 trips to Old Trafford, and their last match was in front of an empty stadium in November 2020, but the Gunners cannot afford any slip-ups as they seek to maintain momentum in the title race.


Manchester City’s win at Fulham yesterday means Pep Guardiola’s side are two points clear in the table, and could win the title on Tuesday night if Arsenal fail to win at Old Trafford. United go into the game in eighth place, with just one win in their last seven league matches, and risk the unenviable position of a season without European football.


Follow all the live action in the blog below and get the latest Manchester United vs Arsenal predictions and tips here.



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Manchester United host Arsenal in the Premier League

Arsenal need to win to move ahead of Man City and regain top spot

United hoping to finish in European places with three points a must get

Man Utd XI: Onana; Dalot, Evans, Casemiro, Wan-Bissaka; Mainoo, McTominay, Amrabat; Amad, Garnacho, Hojlund.

Arsenal XI: Raya; White, Saliba, Gabriel, Tomiyasu; Odegaard, Partey, Rice; Saka, Havertz, Trossard.

1 minute ago

Man Utd 0-0 Arsenal

6 mins: Saka is allowed the first chance at goal after a delightful short back heel from Martin Odegaard. The Arsenal captain receives the ball on the right side of the box, dinks it on and Saka curls a side-footed effort into the arms of Andre Onana.


At the other end of the pitch, Rasmus Hojlund gets fed with a forward pass but leans back on his strike and lifts the ball high and wide.


Decent chances for both teams early on.


Mike Jones12 May 2024 16:36

4 minutes ago

Man Utd 0-0 Arsenal

3 mins: Arsenal start strongly and win the opening corner of the game. It’s delivered into the box and gets flicked over to the back post before coming to Bukayo Saka on the edge of the area.


Saka drives forward but Aaron Wan-Bissaka is alert to the danger and makes a solid tackle to win the ball.


Mike Jones12 May 2024 16:33

6 minutes ago

Kick off! Man Utd 0-0 Arsenal

Arsenal get the ball rolling at Old Trafford and send it back to David Raya who boots a lokng ball up the right wing. The Gunners recover the aerial ball and attack the box but Jonny Evans is on hand to make the clearance.


Mike Jones12 May 2024 16:31

11 minutes ago

Man Utd vs Arsenal

Here come the teams. Martin Odegaard leads out Arsenal and looks focused and determined to get a positive result today.


Scott McTominay has the armband for Manchester United, can he lead the Red Devils to victory and a potentially successful end to the season?


Kick off is up next…


Mike Jones12 May 2024 16:26

12 minutes ago

Pre-match thoughts from Mikel Arteta

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta spoke to Sky Sports in the build-up to kick off and explained what it is like to play against Manchester United, especially when his team is expected to win.


“It is always a big challenge. It’s a great place to come and play football of this stature,” said Arteta, “We are playing for something massive and we need to prove that – we need to come here and deliver.


“It’s always difficult. They do a lot of things and move their structure a lot, it’s hard to predict. They can change momentum in any direction and that is a big quality to have.


“We have to do the same. We have to earn the right to go to the last day [of the season] – the opportunity is huge. For me you have to earn the right to do it over many years and we have not done that.


“We are not thinking like that at all. We have done the homework and we have to be better than them.”


Mike Jones12 May 2024 16:25

17 minutes ago

Man Utd vs Arsenal

The Gunners have lost their final Premier League away fixture in three of the last four seasons without scoring.


William Saliba is one of two outfield players to play every Premier League minute for his club this season, alongside Wolves’ Max Kilman.


Mike Jones12 May 2024 16:20

22 minutes ago

Man Utd vs Arsenal

Arsenal have scored 88 league goals this season, a tally they last bettered 60 years ago when finishing with 90.


However, they’ve only won one of their six away league games in the current campaign against the other teams currently in the top eight – a 3-2 victory at Spurs on 28 April.


Mike Jones12 May 2024 16:15

27 minutes ago

Man Utd vs Arsenal

Manchester United have conceded 81 goals in all competitions, last letting in more in a season in 1970/71 (82 goals). Erik ten Hag’s side have trailed for more minutes than they have led in the Premier League in 2023/24.


Mike Jones12 May 2024 16:10

32 minutes ago

Man Utd vs Arsenal

The Gunners are unbeaten in eight away league games – winning seven – for the first time since a run of 12 from March to December 2016 under Arsene Wenger.


Mikel Arteta’s side have kept 10 clean sheets in top-flight away matches this season, their most in a campaign since registering 13 shutouts in 1990-91.


Mike Jones12 May 2024 16:05

37 minutes ago

Man Utd vs Arsenal

Arsenal could set an outright club record on Sunday of 27 wins in a 38-match league season.


Their only dropped points in 16 Premier League fixtures in 2024 came in a 0-0 draw at Manchester City on 31 March and a 2-0 home defeat versus Aston Villa last month.


Mike Jones12 May 2024 16:00


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