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The boys take on Aston Villa in the Premier League at Villa Park on Saturday.

You can find out more about our opponents below:

 

Aston Villa Full name: Aston VillaManager: Paul LambertClub colours: Claret and light blue shirts, white shorts, and claret and light blue socksNickname:The Villains

 

Three facts about Aston Villa:

  • Villa beat Arsenal 3-1 on the opening day of last season at Emirates Stadium but the Gunners got revenge, winning 2-1 at Villa Park.
  • The Villains signed ex-Gunner Philippe Senderos this summer, who has already helped them to three clean sheets in the five games he’s played.
  • They are currently flying high in second place of the Premier League, five places above Arsenal.
 

 

Gabriel Agbonlahor Aston VillaSTAR MANGabriel AgbonlahorFresh from signing a new four-contract, Gabriel Agbonlahor is out to impress. He, along with Andreas Weimann, is Villa’s joint-top scorer this season with two goals already. He is good in the air and has an abundance of pace, which means his runs from deep could prove to be a real problem for the Gunners’ back four.