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Arsenal welcome champions Manchester United to Emirates Stadium for a crucial Premier League clash on Sunday afternoon.

You can find out more about our opponents below.


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 20 times, which is more than any other club
  • They won their latest league championship on Monday night, when they beat Aston Villa 3-0
  • Sir Alex Ferguson has been manager at Old Trafford for over 26 years


Robin van Persie
A striker known well by Arsenal fans, van Persie has been in supreme form since signing for the Red Devils last summer. The Dutchman is the Premier League's top goalscorer this season, having found the net 24 times, and Arsenal's defenders will have to be alert to stop the 29-year-old from adding to that tally on Sunday lunchtime.