Arsenal v Man City: Ramsey starts, confirmed line-ups, plus more

first_img smart causal Team newsPetr Cech starts in goal for the Gunners, with new signings Bernd Leno and Lucas Torreira on the bench.Aaron Ramsey has recovered from a minor injury to start, but there is no place in the starting XI for Alexandre Lacazette.For City, Raheem Sterling is thrown straight into action after returning to pre-season training earlier this week, but Kevin De Bruyne is only fit enough for a place on the bench.Leroy Sane does not start and Riyad Mahrez makes his Premier League debut for the Champions.Full teams below: Pep Guardiola’s side begin the defence of their title at Arsenal REVEALED gameday Mahrez played in City’s 2-0 win over Chelsea in the Community Shield How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Latest Premier League News What the managers are sayingUnai Emery (Arsenal): “It’s more easy to speak here than to do it on the pitch. City, I think, after two years of working with Guardiola they have more stability, more security and when you watch City’s matches, they are playing with a very, very great confidence in themselves.”Pep Guardiola (Manchester City): “(Emery) is an excellent manager. What he achieved with Sevilla, winning three Europa Leagues in a row – it’s good for the Premier League.” possible standings silverware Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won How Arsenal could line up in Arteta’s first official game in charge – Ozil return? The final match of gameweek one of the Premier League sees Arsenal host Manchester City in what is also the 2018/19 season’s first blockbuster.City won last season’s title at a canter, while the Gunners begin life without Arsene Wenger, who served as manager for 22 years. 3 3 Arsenal XI: Cech, Bellerin, Papastathopoulos, Mustafi, Maitland-Niles, Guendouzi, Xhaka, Mkhitaryan, Ramsey, Ozil, Aubameyang.Subs: Elneny, Lacazette, Torreira, Lichtsteiner, Holding, Iwobi, Leno.Man City XI: Ederson, Walker, Stones, Laporte, Mendy, Bernardo Silva, Fernandinho, Gundogan, Mahrez, Aguero, Sterling.Subs: Bravo, Kompany, De Bruyne, Sane, Otamendi, Gabriel Jesus, Foden.How can I listen?Click here to listen to reports on the game as it happens on talkSPORT. Tottenham v Brighton LIVE: talkSPORT commentary and team news for Boxing Day opener 3 Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade How Chelsea could line up against Southampton – what system will Lampard play? Tottenham predicted XI to face Brighton with Mourinho expected to make big changes This is Unai Emery’s first competitive game in charge of Arsenal possible xi ALTERED REVEALED Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury huge blow NEW ERA last_img

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