Arsenal vs Manchester City: Likely Lineup – Alexis Return For Arsenal Against City

Arsenal play host to Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium Monday night in what has been regarded to many fans as a match in which a win to any of both teams will seriously underline their title ambitions.

Arsene Wenger could name an unchanged side from the one which defeated Aston Villa last time out.

The major uncertainty is the fitness of Alexis Sanchez who, if available would likely come straight back into the starting XI.

Alexis’ potential return could well prove the difference, he may even be worth a punt to score once again against the Citizen’s at Emirates if you are into free betting online.

The winger has started running again, though Wenger concedes it’s too early to declare whether the Chilean will be fit to face Man City on Monday evening.

Should Sanchez be ruled out, Theo Walcott and Joel Campbell will again line up on the left and right wings respectively.

Mathieu Flamini is once again set to partner Aaron Ramsey in central midfield, with Mesut Ozil in his usual advanced central role. The back-four is expected to be unchanged, with Gabriel again overlooked at centre-back.

Danny Welbeck, Jack Wilshere, Franis Coquelin, Mikel Arteta, Santi Cazorla and Tomas Rosicky remain sidelined through injury.

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