The Blades travel to Arsenal this afternoon as they look to get their first points of the season but know a tough task awaits them from Mikel Arteta’s men. 

The Gunners’ expensively assembled squad will be looking for revenge on Chris Wilder’s outfit, after United took four points off them last season.

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A Lys Mousset goal at Bramall Lane settled the game in United’s favour early in the campaign, while John Fleck netted a deserved equalisers at The Emirates further down the line.

However, this season represents a new challenge and one United lost to in the FA Cup post lockdown, with Arteta slowly but surely getting his Gunners side purring.

Having played at Liverpool in midweek, Arteta is expected to ring the changes for the visit of United. Here, then, is Arsenal’s predicted lineup for the clash with the Blades this afternoon.

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