Everything you need to know ahead of the FA Cup clash

Date: Friday 25th January

Time: 20:55 CET

Venue: Emirates Stadium

Arsenal Team News

Hector Bellerin will be out of action for the rest of the season after sustaining a serious knee injury, which means Stephan Lichsteiner or Ainsley Maitland-Niles will be filling in.

Henrikh Mkitaryan is expected to be back in training this week, but Fridayโ€™s clash against former side Manchester United may come too soon for the Armenian.

Emery has had Ozil in and out of the team all season, but the German will be hoping to feature on Friday night.

Possible Line up

Cech; Lichsteiner, Mustafi, Sokratis, Monreal; Guendouzi, Xhaka; Willock, Ozil, Iwobi; Lacazette


Manchester United Team News

Ole Gunnar Soskjaer will be looking to maintain the Reds unbeaten run when they go up against Arsenal on Friday night. It is yet to be confirmed if Luke Shaw, Chris Smalling and Marcos Rojo will be available for selection. Shaw fell ill following up to their victory over Brighton.

Last week Solskjaer announced that Marouane Fellaini is expected to be out for three weeks due to a calf injury but he expects former Arsenalโ€™s forward Alexis Sanchez to return against his former club after missing the last two games through injury.

Possible Lineup

De Gea; Young, Bailly, Lindelof, Shaw; Herrera, Matic, Pogba; Mata, Lukaku, Alexis


Match Facts

  • Arsenal are undefeated in 23 of their last 25 matches in the FA Cup
  • Manchester United have won 6 of their last 7 matches in the FA Cup
  • Manchester United have scored at least 2 goals in their last 3 matches against Arsenal in all competitions
  • Arsenal have seen over 2.5 goals in their last 3 matches against Manchester United in all competitions



  • The pair have met on 14 previous occasions in the FA Cup
  • Both teams have knocked each other out respectively in the FA Cup
  • It is the third time Arsenal have hosted Manchester United in the FA Cup
  • The Red Devils are unbeaten in their last 3 meetings with the Gunners


Betting Odds & Prediction

Arsenal will be heading in with full confidence after beating London rivals Chelsea last time out.

Both teams have scored in eight of their last ten meetings so we can expect to see some goals on Friday. With home advantage and the fact that the competition has been kind to Arsenal over the years, we predict a final outcome of Arsenal 2- 1 Manchester United.

Arsenal vs Manchester United

Find all the latest odds HERE courtesy of Yobetit.



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