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5 reasons why Manchester United will beat Arsenal

Sujith Mohan
ANALYST
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18.06K   //    28 Apr 2018, 10:51 IST

Manchester Unit beat Arsenal 3-1 at the Emirates when they last met in the Premier league
Manchester United beat Arsenal 3-1 at the Emirates when they last met in the Premier League

The Gunners travel to Manchester United on Sunday as Old Trafford plays host to Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal side. This will be Wenger’s final trip to Old Trafford as the manager of Arsenal.

Though this game does not carry any larger importance in the overall context of the Premier League 2017/18, there will certainly be no shortage of emotions. Manchester United would want to consolidate their second-place in the table while Arsenal needs more than a miracle to finish in the top four. 

On that note, let’s take a look at the reasons why Manchester United will destroy Arsenal on Sunday. 

#5 Europa League distraction for the Gunners

Arsenal play Atletico on Thursday in the second-leg
Arsenal play Atletico on Thursday in the second-leg

Arsenal’s hope of playing in the UEFA Champions League next season depends on their Europa League success. It is almost certain that they cannot finish top 4 in the Premier League and hence winning the Europa League title is their priority now. 

The Europa semifinals between Arsenal and Atletico Madrid is delicately poised after a 1-1 first-leg draw at the Emirates. Arsenal will have to play at the Wanda Metropolitano on Thursday and it going to be the most important game for the Gunners this season. 

They have so little to play for in the Premier League from now on and Wenger would want to rest some of his important players for the trip to Old Trafford. Expect Manchester United to dominate the possession and the game. 

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