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Arsenal latest: Wenger and Ramsey ready for Manchester United plus transfer swoop?

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Arsenal take on Manchester United on Sunday at Old Trafford as the Premier League leaders face the champions in the a massive match.

Arsene Wenger has ‘demanded hunger' from his players on Sunday in the big Old Trafford clash.

He said: "What is most important is that we trust in our quality & show the resilience & the hunger to achieve what we can achieve."

Wenger also admitted it will be ‘strange’ that Sir Alex Ferguson won't be at Old Trafford on Sunday after the United boss decided to retire last season after 26 years in charge of the club.

"It will be a new [experience], because for the past 17 years it was the case [that we were opponents]. It will be a bit strange," said Wenger, speaking about Ferguson.

Meanwhile midfielder and top Arsenal scorer Aaron Ramsay has ‘rejected’ Wayne Rooney’s claim that Arsenal can’t win the title this year.

“Our biggest problem over the last few seasons has been starting off well. But we’ve managed to do that this season. If we get ourselves into a strong position then our ability to get as many points as we can in the run-in has been second to none,” said the Arsenal midfielder.

“We had a fantastic run-in last season &, after the disappointment of the opening game of the season we managed to build on that.”

Arsenal midfielder Ramsey also told critics to ‘judge’ Arsenal at Christmas. He said: 'If we can do that now and keep it going up until Christmas then we know that we have the ability to compete."

In team news Mathieu Flamini and Jack Wilshere are expected to be fit to face Manchester United in the Premier League this weekend. The boss revealed both were expected to train ahead of the game againts United.

Arsenal could also sign a United player after rumours have emerged that the club will ‘target’ Javier Hernandez in January after the Mexican known as Chicharito called for more action at United.

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