Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Gr-Eight Game for United to Take Reins

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Gr-Eight Game for United to Take Reins

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WHAT a remarkable week it has been in the Capital One Cup with the televised games producing thrillers, including the Reds' trip to Stamford Bridge where they took on Chelsea once again.

The reason why Sir Alex made so many changes on Wednesday night was because of their upcoming clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford tomorrow afternoon.

I am sure you all remember this fixture last season where United thrashed the Gunners 8-2. I don't think there will be quite as many goals this time around but I do think the Reds will have too much quality for Arsene Wenger's side to handle.

United have won seven of the last eight meetings with Arsenal at Old Trafford and are 8/13 to extend that record. The draw is 11/4 and the visitors are 4/1.

Hat-trick Robin van Persie scored in both of the fixtures involving these two clubs last season but that was when he was wearing an Arsenal shirt. …

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