Manchester City-Arsenal, the probable formations

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Manchester City-Arsenal, the probable formations

The 2023/2024 football season kicks off in England with the traditional Community Shield fixture. Taking the field at 5 p.m. at Wembley are Manchester City, winners of everything last season, and Arsenal, who finished second in the last Premier League.

Guardiola is expected to field Kovacic from the first minute with Rodri, in attack Haaland is supported by the Silva-Alvarez-Grealish trio in the three-quarter. The only doubt for Pep is right behind the Norwegian forward: De Bryune could blow Alvarez’s place if he convinces the Catalan coach in the final hours.

4-3-3 for Arteta, the offensive trident will consist of Saka, Nketiah, Martinelli.

Manchester City-Arsenal, the likely lineups.

MANCHESTER CITY (4-2-3-1): Ederson; Walker, Stones, Dias, Ake; Rodri, Kovacic; Silva, Alvarez, Grealish; Haaland. All: Guardiola.

ARSENAL (4-3-3): Ramsdale; White, Saliba, Gabriel, Timber; Odegaard, Rice, Havertz; Saka, Nketiah, Martinelli. All: Arteta.

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