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Manchester City vs Arsenal, 2016 Preseason Friendly: Confirmed Lineups

Let's do this, Arsenal!

Borussia Dortmund v Manchester City - 2016 International Championship Cup China Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images

Here we are! The final preseason match for Manchester City is a big clash with Premier League rivals Arsenal, a game that promises plenty of talent, substitutions, and maybe some excitement. Pep Guardiola and Arsene Wenger will be on the sidelines, testing their squads and looking to find the best possible team for the season ahead.

The site of this friendly is the Ullevi Stadium in Gothemburg, Sweden. The stage is set...

... The teams have arrived...

... And the lineups are out!

Man City Starting XI: Caballero | Zabaleta, Fernando, Kolarov, Clichy | Fernandinho, Silva, Delph | Sterling, Agüero, Nolito

Substitutes: Hart, Sagna, Adarabioyo, Denayer, Angeliño, Maffeo, De Bruyne, Zinchenko, Touré, García, Navas, Iheanacho

Arsenal Starting XI: Cech | Bellerín, Gabriel, Holding, Monreal | Coquelin, Xhaka | Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ramsey, Iwobi | Alexis

Substitutes: Debuchy, Gibbs, Ospina, Walcott, Cazorla, Chambers, Martinez, Campbell, Reine-Adelaide, Akpom, Elneny, Bielik, Zelalem, Willock


Somewhat surprising selection from Guardiola, who continues to test Aleks Kolarov at center-back, and this time he's paired with Fernando. David Silva starts, with a front three of Agüero, Sterling and Nolito. Very strong team, that's quite likely to start next week in the Premier League debut.