Manchester City vs Arsenal is scheduled for 8.15pm BST kick-off on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. TV: Sky Sports Premier League/Main Event
Aston Villa vs Sheffield United will be up first in the restart double-header, kicking off at 6pm BST. Both matches will be shown on Sky Sports.
Etihad Stadium will host the behind-closed-doors match, with no fans due to be present due to government guidelines regarding coronavirus.
Man City vs Arsenal Team news
‘Like a new signing’ is a well-worn phrase, but Leroy Sane’s return will be a boost for Guardiola.
While Sane could end up joining Bayern Munich this summer, he will want to finish the season on a high after a lengthy absence.
Arsenal have just two injury concerns, though both Calum Chambers (knee) and Lucas Torreira (ankle) are back training on grass. Cedric Soares, on loan, could make his debut.,
Manchester City will aim to prolong their time as Premier League champions by another week at least with victory over Arsenal.
City know a defeat to the Gunners, in their game in hand, will mean Liverpool require just one more win to finally wrestle the title off them.
The Gunners have improved under Mikel Arteta but are currently 9th on the Premier League table and look increasingly likely to miss out on a top-four spot.
Pep Guardiola’s side have a formidable record against Arsenal, who have suffered a miserable run of form on their travels in recent times and not scored in four of their last five meetings.
A Look At Manchester City’s
Second-placed City have failed to defend their crown this season and sit 25 points behind runaway leaders Liverpool.
They did not have the best of times before the coronavirus shutdown, sandwiching back-to-back wins with 2-0 defeats at Tottenham and local rivals Manchester United.
City have won their last six games with the Gunners and banged in the goals, netting 17 with just two conceded.
Last Man City EPL line-up: Ederson, Cancelo, Rodri, Otamendi, Zinchenko, Gundogan, B Silva, Fernandinho, Foden, Sterling, Aguero.
Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta will take on his former side for the first time since leaving his role as City assistant boss in December.
The Spaniard had started to get his message across to his new players prior to the stoppage, with the Gunners building an eight-match unbeaten run.
Three wins in a row saw them climb to ninth in the table, still eight points off fourth-placed Chelsea with this game in hand.
However, their record against City and their woes on their travels with only two wins in 13 league matches does not offer them much hope.
They also fear City striker Sergio Aguero, who has netted seven goals in his last eight games against Arsenal.
The Argentinian has broken the deadlock on three occasions during that scoring spree .
Last Arsenal EPL line-up: Leno, Mari, Luiz, Sokratis, Saka, Pepe, Ceballos, Xhaka, Ozil, Nketiah, Aubameyang.
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Manchester City v Arsenal Head-to-Head
Manchester City have won their last six meetings against Arsenal in all competitions with an aggregate scoreline of 17-2. Arsenal last victory against the Cityzens dates as far back as December 2015, when they recorded a 2-1 victory over Manuel Pellegrini’s side.
Arsenal have won just nine games this season and are a staggering 42 points behind league leaders.