North London giants Arsenal have a very good opportunity to build on their first win in eight games in the Premier League when they welcome champions Manchester City to the Emirates Stadium in the standout match for week 17 fixtures.
It is a must-win fixture for both teams for different reasons as they chase down different targets this season.
The target for Manchester City is to retain the Premier League title they have won for each of the last two seasons, while Arsenal and their fans are desperate to get back to playing Champions League football.
Manchester City are a whopping 17 points off top spot held by Liverpool and only a win will boost their title challenge which is hanging by a thread.
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On their part, Arsenal are seven points adrift of Chelsea in fourth place after the Blues fell to a shock defeat at the hands of Bournemouth.
Chelsea were beaten 1-0 at home by the Cherries and that has left them in a vulnerable state as far as their position in the top four is concerned.
A win for Arsenal will move them to within four points of London rivals Chelsea.
Arsenal XI vs Manchester City: Bernd Leno; Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Calum Chambers, Sokratis Papasthathopoulos, Sead Kolasinac; Matteo Guendouzi, Lucas Torreira; Mesut Ozil, Nicholas Pepe, Gabriel Martinelli; Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.