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Arsenal, still the favorites as we look at the predicted lineup and key details for the Arsenal vs Manchester United FC match of EPL 2023.

Arsenal are the favourites to win the season this year, and are in incredible form despite missing Jesus due to his World Cup injury. They will be looking to win this game at home against Manchester United after losing the only game this season at Old Trafford in September 2022.  

Manchester United, on the other hand, are in good form since the return from the World Cup with both Marcus Rashford and Bruno Fernandez scoring consistently. However, they will miss Casemiro in this away clash against Arsenal which will be a big loss for the team.  

Arsenal are unbeaten at home this season, while Manchester United have won just 50% of their away games, so it seems like Arsenal should be the winning team. However Manchester United are in great form and not a team you can just write off since they can upset the table toppers this Sunday.


Manchester United’s record against Arsenal is better overall. Even in the last 5 meetings between these two teams in the Premier League, both teams have won twice each with 1 draw between them. 

Games Played: 61 // Arsenal won: 17 // Manchester United won: 26 // Draw: 18

Match Details:

League Type: English Premier League (GW21)

Match Type: Arsenal vs Manchester United 

Stadium: Emirates Stadium

When: January 22, 10 pm IST (4.30 pm GMT)

Current Arsenal Form (Recent first): W D W W W

Current Manchester United Form (Recent first): D W W W W

Predicting Starting 11 for both Teams

EPL 2023: Arsenal vs Manchester United Predicted Lineup for Arsenal

Mikel Arteta has had a pretty disappointing transfer window as none of their targets has joined the team. However, with Martinelli / Odegaard / Saka in good form, Arsenal are not missing the services of an experienced striker yet. 

Goalkeeper: Aaron Ramsdale

Defence: Ben White, Gabriel Magalhaes, William Saliba, Oleksandra Zinchenko

Midfield: Bukayo Saka, Thomas Partey, Martin Odegaard, Granit Xhaka, Gabriel Martinelli

Attack: Eddie Nketiah

Formation: 4-3-2-1

EPL 2023: Arsenal vs Manchester United Predicted Lineup for Manchester United

With the team in great form manager, Erik ten Hag will want to stick to the same squad, however, suspensions and injuries will force him to play without Casemiro and possibly Martial. However, Manchester United has a decent squad to choose from and we will possibly see Garnacho / Sancho starting in place of Martial and Fred starting in place of Casemiro

Goalkeeper: David de Gea

Defence: Diogo Dalot, Raphael Varane, Lisandro Martinez, Luke Shaw

Midfield: Antony, Fred, Bruno Fernandez, Christian Eriksen, Jadon Sancho 

Attack: Marcus Rashford

Formation: 4-2-3-1

EPL 2022-23: Arsenal vs Manchester United Fantasy 11

Given Arsenal’s unbeaten Home record this season, we are favouring Arsenal to win this game with Odegaard scoring for the home team. Choosing Saka / Martinelli / Odegaard from Arsenal and Rashford / Bruno from United is imperative given their current form. 

With all said, let’s look at our chosen fantasy 11 for this match

Goalkeeper: Aaron Ramsdale

Defenders: Luke Shaw, Diogo Dalot, William Saliba, Gabriel Magalhaes 

Midfielders: Bukayo Saka, Bruno Fernandez, Gabriel Martinelli, Christian Eriksen, Martin Odegaard

Forwards: Marcus Rashford

CVC Choice: Marcus Rashford and Martin Odegaard

Squad Details:

Arsenal Squad:

Goalkeepers: Aaron Ramsdale, Matt Turner

Defenders: Oleksandra Zinchenko, Ben White, Rob Holding, Hector Bellerin, Cedric Soares, Kieran Tierney, Gabriel Magalhaes, William Saliba, Takehiro Tomiyaso

Midfielders: Gabriel Martinelli, Nicolas Pepe, Bukayo Saka, Thomas Partey, Martin Odegaard, Emile Smith Rowe, Granit Xhaka, Mohamed Elneny, Marquinhos, Fabio Vieira, Reiss Nelson, Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Albert Sambi Lokonga

Forwards: Gabriel Jesus, Eddie Nketiah

Manager: Mikel Arteta

Manchester United Squad:

Goalkeepers: David de Gea, Tom Heaton

Defenders: Harry Maguire, Lisandro Martinez, Rafael Varane, Luke Shaw, Diogo Dalot, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Phil Jones, Eric Bailly, Victor Lindelof, Tyrell Malacia, Brandon Williams, Axel Tuanzebe

Midfielders: Bruno Fernandez, Jadon Sancho, Marcus Rashford, Christian Eriksen, Casemiro, Fred, Scott McTominay, Donny van de Beek, Antony

Forwards: Anthony Martial, Anthony Elanga

Manager: Erik Ten Hag

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By Ayush

Ayush is an author at Footbalytics. He is an avid football fan. He loves to play and follow the sport, and has been following club football since 2005, and has been playing the fantasy premier league for over 10 years.