Arsenal travel to Manchester to take on Manchester United on Saturday in what is shaping up to be a mouthwatering Premier League clash.

You can find out more about our opponents below.

Manchester United

Full name: Manchester United
Manager: Sir Alex Ferguson
Club colours: Red shirts, white shorts, black socks
Nickname(s): The Red Devils

 

Three facts about Manchester United:

  • The club have been champions of England 19 times, which is more than any other club
  • Last season was the first the club failed to win a trophy since 2004/05
  • Sir Alex Ferguson has been manager at Old Trafford for over 26 years

Wayne Rooney

STAR MAN
Wayne Rooney
It's unbelievable to think that it's over 10 years ago that a 16-year-old called Wayne Rooney announced himself to the Premier League with a wonder goal against Arsenal, while still playing for Everton. Now firmly established as a world-class player, the England international has won almost everything in a Manchester United shirt. Arsène Wenger's defence will have to be alert to deal with the frontman on Saturday lunchtime.

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