Dec 14, 2013 at 12.45pm UK at ​Etihad Stadium
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6-3
Arsenal
Aguero (14'), Negredo (39'), Fernandinho (51', 88'), Silva (66'), Toure (90' pen.)
Silva (49'), Kompany (79')
FT(HT: 2-1)
Walcott (31', 63'), Mertesacker (90')
Szczesny (90')

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger: 'I don't envy Manchester City's squad'

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger insists that he does not "envy" Manchester City's star-studded squad.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has insisted that he does not "envy" Manchester City's "strong" squad ahead of their Premier League battle this weekend.

The Gunners currently sit at the top of the table, five points ahead of Liverpool, with City residing three places below in fourth spot.

City are known for their star-studded squad, which was added to with the arrivals of Alvaro Negredo, Jesus Navas, Fernandinho and Stevan Jovetic in the summer.

However, Wenger believes that his team contains a number of 'creative' players that can handle the quality of the former English champions when they go head to head at the Etihad Stadium tomorrow.

"City has a strong squad, I don't deny that, but when I look at my squad I don't envy them," Wenger said in a press conference. "I would say we have more creativity, perhaps less impact physical players, but more versatile. It's easier for me to rotate."

There are six points separating the two clubs heading into Saturday's clash.

Man City's Sergio Aguero celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's opening goal against West Brom during their Premier League match on December 4, 2013
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2Manchester UnitedMan Utd24165349163353
3Chelsea24155445162950
4Liverpool24138354292547
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs24136547222545
6Arsenal24126645311442
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12Bournemouth2467112536-1125
13Crystal Palace2467112237-1525
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15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2465132234-1223
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2458111733-1623
17Stoke CityStoke2465132550-2523
18Southampton24410102435-1122
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom24311101931-1220
20Swansea CitySwansea2455141535-2020
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