Arsenal travel to Etihad Stadium to take on Premier League champions Manchester City on Sunday afternoon.

You can find out more about our opponents below.

Manchester City

Full name: Manchester City
Manager: Roberto Mancini
Club colours: Light blue shirts, white shorts, light blue socks
Nickname(s): City, The Citizens

 

Three facts about Manchester City:

  • Last season was the first time Manchester City have been champions of England in 44 years
  • City have four ex-Arsenal players in their squad. They are Richard Wright, Kolo Toure, Gael Clichy and Samir Nasri
  • The last two league games between the sides have resulted in a 1-0 home win.

Yaya Toure

STAR MAN
Yaya Toure
The Ivory Coast international has been immense since signing from Barcelona in 2010. The central midfielder scored six Premier League goals last season as Manchester City won the title. Toure is a box-to-box midfielder with a considerable amount of power.

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