Manchester City possibly face Arsenal twice in the space of 5 days, one where both the teams will meet at Historic Wembley stadium for Carabao Cup finals and then in Premier League when Manchester City visits Emirates stadium on 2 March, 2018.
Both the sides have some top names and Mancitycore will analyse some key clashes in the upcoming days.
Mesut Ozil ‘The Magacian’ who is the sole of Arsenal squad and there is no comparison to him. Tough we have our own hardworking magician – Kevin De Bruyne
Mesut Ozil, the proactive midfielder can not only deliver in a big game environment, he can also dominate proceedings.
In EFL finals most of the attraction of the match will be on the battle between Aguero and Aubameyang. But the creativity of Mesut Ozil and Kevin De Bruyne in the middle of the park will be the deciding factor in the match.
Mesut Ozil has assisted in seven goals in this season so far. He has taken 33 shots creating 11 big chances with 33% shooting accuracy. On the other hand, he has featured in 22 matches and has scored four goals this PL season.
Ozil is an exceptional playmaker and and his performance can decide the outcome.
Kevin De Bruyne
The Belgian international continues to grow week after week. He is considered as one of the best playmakers in the world. He has recently signed a new contract with the Cityzens.
De Bruyne is in phenomenal form this season. He registered hat-trick of assists against Leicester last weekend, providing a league 14 assists this season – which is more than any other player, and since his debut for The Blues in 2015, no one in Europe’s top five leagues has laid on as many goals as the Belgian.
De Bruyne has taken 73 shots this PL season creating 15 big chances with 47% shooting accuracy. He has featured in 27 matches and has scored seven goals this season.
His vision and weight of pass is exceptional and will be keen to give his best in Carabao Cup finals.