LIVE: Arsenal vs Manchester City – Pep Guardiola side look to go 11 points clear at the top with a win against the in-form Gunners in the first Premier League game of 2022
Manchester City have the opportunity to open up a commanding 11-point lead at the top of the Premier League as they head to Arsenal in the first action of 2022.
Pep Guardiola’s side are in imperious form, winning their last 10 league games to gallop ahead of Chelsea and Liverpool.
But Mikel Arteta’s resurgent team won’t be brushed aside – they have won their last five games in all competitions to strengthen their grip on a top four place.
Arteta won’t be in attendance at the Emirates as he completed a Covid isolation period but will be in communication with the side.
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