For Arsenal, this weekend's Premier League clash against Manchester City is a massive test of skill and endurance as they face the current title holders.
The ball is in Arsenal’s court as they were able to beat Manchester City, seemingly with ease, to win the Community Shield.
Arsenal out to prove title credentials
For the Gunners, a win here would surely prove to the naysayers that they are potential title contenders; however, it's not too likely.
The Gunners, although unbeaten since preseason, have not been winning, but rather, drawing in all competitions with just two wins since the Community Shield.
Man City looking to bounce back
Manchester City however, lost their last club match at home to Stoke.
This is a game that stands for everything, but could honestly go either way. City are the favourites, but everyone loves an underdog.
As far as the Arsenal squad goes, its mostly good news.
Mikel Arteta is back following his short injury spell and Mesut Ozil is fit despite not being able to play for Germany.
Laurent Koscielny is also fit to return despite also missing international football.
A big blow to the Arsenal side is the loss of Aaron Ramsey, who has little chance to play after rolling his ancle during an International match with Wales.
Olivier Giroud is out until January, which lead to the signing of Danny Welbeck who will most likely start up front for the gunners.
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