Watch Manchester City vs Arsenal Live Stream - Pep Guardiola has confirmed Kevin De Bruyne will miss Manchester City's next few matches after suffering an injury on international duty with Belgium.
Sergio Aguero could make a surprise return against Arsenal but will require a late fitness test. It would be his first appearance of the season and likely only be from the bench. Gabriel Jesus is ruled out, with Raheem Sterling set to lead the line.
After testing positive for coronavirus at the start of the season, Ilkay Gundogan used the international break to work on his fitness. He should make his first appearance of the campaign here.
With so many key players injured or doubtful, do not be surprised to see Guardiola spring a surprise with personnel and formation against Arsenal.
Deadline day signing Thomas Partey only trained with Arsenal for the first time on Thursday but supporters will be desperate to see the ex-Atletico Madrid midfielder get a full debut away to Manchester City.
Arsenal have reportedly succeeded in cutting short Kieran Tierney's period of self-isolation meaning he will be available to face City this weekend.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang pulled out of the Gabon squad with a minor ankle injury but is expected to be fit to face City.
Prediction Manchester City vs Arsenal
Manchester City haven't made the most convincing of starts to the season with just one win from their opening three Premier League matches.
Arsenal, meanwhile, appear to be making great strides under Pep Guardiola's former assistant Mikel Arteta.
The Gunners have three wins from their first four Premier League matches this season and Arteta's project has been boosted further by the deadline day arrival of Thomas Partey from Atletico Madrid.
Arsenal have lost their last six league meetings with City and haven't triumphed since 2015 but Arteta did lead the Gunners to victory over Pep Guardiola's side in last season's FA Cup final. With City dwindling, Arsenal have a great chance to end their rotten league run against City with a massive victory on Saturday.
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