Sunday’s FA Cup encounter with City is huge for the Gunners, and the Arsenal supporting punters here inside the Football Transfer Tavern are starting to get very excited!
Another trophyless season would be sure to further enrage the fans already calling for manager Arsene Wenger’s head, and a poor performance to match may be the final straw for many weary followers of the club.
Manchester City are a fantastic side, and head into the game as clear favourites.
Boasting an array of talent across the field, Arsenal will have to put in a miraculous performance if they are to prevent the Manchester side from reaching another cup final.
By kick off, Arsenal will already know who their potential opponents in the final will be, and if fierce rivals Tottenham can best league leaders Chelsea, then Arsenal fans will be drooling at the thought of meeting their old foes at the Home of Football.
City are a team with a strong core, and the talent they possess in the middle of the park often determines the results of matches.
Kevin De Bruyne and the wide pair of Leroy Sane and Raheem Sterling are a constant threat, and Arsenal’s middlemen will have to out in a top performance to emerge victorious.
Here we take a look at which midfield men should be on Arsene Wenger’s team sheet this weekend….