After Pep Guardiola’s side failed to beat Liverpool at Etihad last weekend, Manchester City are now preparing themselves for a trip to the Emirates in what is an important game in the race for the top-4 finish. The Citizen who currently occupied the third position have very little to play for in the league, except UEFA Champions League qualification.
Guardiola will hope that his men keep up the good work from recent games and though they are facing struggling Arsenal side low on confidence, it should be of note they should consider the Gunners have enough quality to come up with the goods. Man City cannot afford to lose any ground if they are qualify for the Europe top-flight so the former Bayern Munich and Barcelona manager is expected to field his best and strongest XI.
As far as the team news is concerned, Gabriel Jesus and Ilkay Gundogan are still out of the team due to long-term injuries. Playmaker Kevin de Bruyne is back from the national duty as a precaution and is expected to be back in action for this game.
This is how they would line up: