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Liverpool v Arsenal TACTICAL PREVIEW: Will Aubameyang and Pepe cope with defensive responsibilities?

Liverpool v Arsenal TACTICAL PREVIEW: Will Aubameyang and Pepe cope with defensive responsibilities?

When Liverpool and Arsenal meet, goals are normally guaranteed. Ahead of their top six clash, Sportsmail assessed how the two sides match up tactically.

Man United news: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer tells stars to ignore racist slurs on social media

Man United news: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer tells stars to ignore racist slurs on social media

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer told his Manchester United stars to make a conscious effort of ignoring social media comments in the wake of racist abuse aimed at Paul Pogba this week.

Man United news: Stars want Marcus Rashford on penalty duty after Paul Pogba's controversial miss

Man United news: Stars want Marcus Rashford on penalty duty after Paul Pogba's controversial miss

EXCLUSIVE BY SAMI MOKBEL: Sportsmail understands members of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's squad were left surprised when Pogba stepped up to take, and subsequently miss, United's penalty.

Chelsea news: Club demand Twitter meeting following racial abuse suffered online by Tammy Abraham

Chelsea news: Club demand Twitter meeting following racial abuse suffered online by Tammy Abraham

The distasteful comments came in the wake of the club's defeat in the Super Cup, in which Abraham squandered the decisive penalty to hand Liverpool the victory in Istanbul.

Man City news: Leroy Sane could play again this season after undergoing surgery on damaged ACL

Man City news: Leroy Sane could play again this season after undergoing surgery on damaged ACL

The Manchester City winger travelled to Austriia for surgery completed by Professor Christian Fink, on the recommendation of teammates from the German national team, according to The Sun.

Adrien Silva completes season-long loan move to Monaco

Adrien Silva completes season-long loan move to Monaco

Leicester's Adrien Silva has completed a season-long loan move to Monaco. The midfielder, 30, will team up with Leicester team-mate Islam Slimani who also joined the Ligue 1 club.

Vincent Kompany's Anderlecht are defeated again just days after he stepped down as manager

Vincent Kompany's Anderlecht are defeated again just days after he stepped down as manager

Vincent Kompany's Anderlecht adventure has gone from bad to worse after his side lost 1-0 to Genk on Friday night. The former Manchester City defender stepped down this week as manager.

Everton news: Jamie Carragher slams strike force after visitors drew blank in defeat at Aston Villa

Everton news: Jamie Carragher slams strike force after visitors drew blank in defeat at Aston Villa

The Sky Sports pundit explained that the visitors never believed they would be able to score at Villa Park, despite the introductions of summer signings Moise Kean and Alex Iwobi.

Two British businessmen scramble to save stricken Bury with less than FIVE HOURS until EFL deadline

Two British businessmen scramble to save stricken Bury with less than FIVE HOURS until EFL deadline

British businessmen Henry Newman and Rory Campbell, son of Alistair Campbell, have proof of funds documentation and were lodging a bid to take over the Shakers from controversial owner Dale.

US Open 2019: Great Britain's Harriet Dart set to bag nearly £50,000 after reaching main draw

US Open 2019: Great Britain's Harriet Dart set to bag nearly £50,000 after reaching main draw

Great Britain's Harriet Dart reached the main draw of the US Open for the first time after beating Wang Xiyu in the final qualifying round. Dart took the British contingent at Flushing Meadows to five.

Arsenal news: Injury boost as defender Holding plays 90 minutes for Under 23s

Arsenal news: Injury boost as defender Holding plays 90 minutes for Under 23s

Rob Holding has given Arsenal a much-needed fitness boost as the defender played 90 minutes for the Under 23s in a 2-2 draw against Everton.

Ashes 2019: England's hopes up in smoke as pitiful hosts collapse to SIXTY SEVEN all out

Ashes 2019: England's hopes up in smoke as pitiful hosts collapse to SIXTY SEVEN all out

PAUL NEWMAN AT HEADINGLEY: Joe Root fumbled then tried in vain to grab the straight-forward chance that had somehow evaded his grasp. It epitomised England's sorry demise.

Norwich news: Teemu Pukki talks to Chris Sutton about scoring his first Premier League hat-trick

Norwich news: Teemu Pukki talks to Chris Sutton about scoring his first Premier League hat-trick

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Sportsmail's CHRIS SUTTON sits down with Norwich City striker Teemu Pukki as he reflects on a hat-trick and the club's first win since returning to the Premier League.

Cockney Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook to rock Wembley with St Helens in Saturday's Challenge Cup Final

Cockney Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook to rock Wembley with St Helens in Saturday's Challenge Cup Final

INTERVIEW BY MIKE KEEGAN: With his chiselled jaw, bulging biceps and St Helens polo shirt, Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook looks every inch the rugby league player.

Sunderland on the verge of takeover by consortium including 25th richest man in the WORLD

Sunderland on the verge of takeover by consortium including 25th richest man in the WORLD

Sunderland are set for a major cash boost in their bid to escape League One with an American consortium ready to take control of the club.

Aston Villa 2-0 Everton: £22m Wesley and El Ghazi score goals for first Villa win

Aston Villa 2-0 Everton: £22m Wesley and El Ghazi score goals for first Villa win

DOMINIC KING AT VILLA PARK: Dean Smith knew, as he paced up and down the touchline and kept glancing at his watch, that it was not going to be easy. How could it?

Ashes 2019: Jofra Archer is loved even more by England fans as he returns giant watermelon beachball

Ashes 2019: Jofra Archer is loved even more by England fans as he returns giant watermelon beachball

Jofra Archer suffered cramp on Friday, but not before stopping a steward cramping the fans' style. After the crowd's beachball had been confiscated, the fast bowler seized it and punched it back.

Anthony Yarde's brave bid to crush the 'Krusher' Sergey Kovalev in the unknown of Chelyabinsk

Anthony Yarde's brave bid to crush the 'Krusher' Sergey Kovalev in the unknown of Chelyabinsk

JEFF POWELL: Anthony Yarde knows as much as it is possible to know about Sergey Kovalev before actually meeting him in the ring - he is under no illusions about the scale of the task facing him.

No Premier League fixture has seen more goals than matches between Liverpool and Arsenal

No Premier League fixture has seen more goals than matches between Liverpool and Arsenal

DOMINIC KING AND RIATH AL-SAMARRAI: Jurgen Klopp did his best to temper expectations but his wry smile told another story. Liverpool versus Arsenal has come to guarantee goals.

Racing news: Record run by Hills' super sprinter as Battaash records fastest five furlongs at York

Racing news: Record run by Hills' super sprinter as Battaash records fastest five furlongs at York

MARCUS TOWNEND AT YORK: Speedball Battaash finally got his act together to end his Knavesmire hoodoo and run the fastest ever five furlongs at York.

Robin Goodfellow's racing tips: Best bets for Saturday, August 24

Robin Goodfellow's racing tips: Best bets for Saturday, August 24

Sportsmail's racing expert Robin Goodfellow dishes out his tips for Saturday's meetings at York, Goodwood, Newmarket, Cartmel, Windsor, Chelmsford City and Redcar.

Newcastle news: Steve Bruce slams 'lies' of critic and former player Michael Chopra

Newcastle news: Steve Bruce slams 'lies' of critic and former player Michael Chopra

Michael Chopra said that some senior players have told him they do not know their jobs. It comes on the back of a 3-1 defeat at Norwich, after which Bruce accused his players of 'not putting their boots on'

Transfer News: Christian Eriksen could leave Tottenham if European giants bid £50m

Transfer News: Christian Eriksen could leave Tottenham if European giants bid £50m

Pochettino and Levy discussed their position on Eriksen in a meeting, with the transfer window in Spain, Italy and France entering its final week. Pochettino admits the club feel in a 'difficult situation'

Kieran Trippier handed golden opportunity to earn England recall as Gareth Southgate flies to Spain

Kieran Trippier handed golden opportunity to earn England recall as Gareth Southgate flies to Spain

Kieran Trippier will have a golden opportunity to earn an England recall on Sunday when Gareth Southgate travels to Spain specifically to watch the defender.

Chelsea news: Frank Lampard gives rallying cry for new hero to emerge after Eden Hazard exit

Chelsea news: Frank Lampard gives rallying cry for new hero to emerge after Eden Hazard exit

Chelsea's latest, great Premier League talisman is now history. The time has come for some new heroes to emerge. The summer exit of Eden Hazard has left a gaping hole that needs filling.

KEOWN TALKS TACTICS: Chelsea need Tammy Abraham to have more than one string to his bow

KEOWN TALKS TACTICS: Chelsea need Tammy Abraham to have more than one string to his bow

MARTIN KEOWN: In their 4-0 defeat at Manchester United, the average positions of Chelsea players shows Tammy Abraham played deeper than midfielders Ross Barkley and Mason Mount.

Wolves news: Adama Traore happy to get his kicks at wing back after shinging in Europa League

Wolves news: Adama Traore happy to get his kicks at wing back after shinging in Europa League

Adama Traore is reviving his career as a wing back, happy to take the kicks for his Wolves team-mates. Three Torino players were booked for fouling Traore in Thursday's Europa League clash.

Fijian Joe Cokanasiga's journey from war dancer to England winger at the Rugby World Cup next month 

Fijian Joe Cokanasiga's journey from war dancer to England winger at the Rugby World Cup next month 

INTERVIEW BY CHRIS FOY: When England launched their last World Cup campaign, Cokanasiga was outside Twickenham, performing war dances - now he is involved on the big stage.

Bournemouth vs Manchester City Preview: Pep Guardiola's side look to get back on track

Bournemouth vs Manchester City Preview: Pep Guardiola's side look to get back on track

Eddie Howe's Cherries might be shrinking at the prospect of facing Manchester City. The aggregate Premier League score between the two sides is 25-3.

Ashes 2019: England batting coach Graham Thorpe admits collapse was hard to take for his side

Ashes 2019: England batting coach Graham Thorpe admits collapse was hard to take for his side

LAWRENCE BOOTH AT HEADINGLEY: England's Ashes bid is teetering on the brink after they were humiliated for 67 in the third Test - their lowest total against Australia for 71 years.

LIVERPOOL V ARSENAL: Roberto Firmino looks to continue fine form

LIVERPOOL V ARSENAL: Roberto Firmino looks to continue fine form

First big test of the season for Liverpool and Arsenal when they meet each other on Saturday. They've both made flawless starts with two wins from two but someone's perfect record will have to go.

Brighton vs Southampton Preview: Ralph Hasenhuttl's side look to get off the mark

Brighton vs Southampton Preview: Ralph Hasenhuttl's side look to get off the mark

The south coast sides have had contrasting fortunes at the start of the Premier League season as Southampton look to grab their first points of the campaign at the AMEX Stadium.

Norwich vs Chelsea Preview: Frank Lampard still searching for first victory

Norwich vs Chelsea Preview: Frank Lampard still searching for first victory

The hosts have probably been one of the more impressive sides in the top flight so far this season, however, anything but a win for the Blues would represent a poor a start for Lampard.

SHEFFIELD UNITED V LEICESTER: Chris Wilder's men face a real acid test

SHEFFIELD UNITED V LEICESTER: Chris Wilder's men face a real acid test

The Premier League new boys have made a strong start but Leicester will see Saturday's game as a real chance to get their first three points of the season on the board.

Manchester United vs Crystal Palace Preview: Aaron Wan-Bissaka faces former side for first time

Manchester United vs Crystal Palace Preview: Aaron Wan-Bissaka faces former side for first time

Manchester United were left paying the penalty at Wolves mid-week but now have an opportunity to take out any frustration from failing to win on Monday at home against Crystal Palace.

WATFORD V WEST HAM: Hammers will be boosted by Sebastien Haller's return

WATFORD V WEST HAM: Hammers will be boosted by Sebastien Haller's return

Watford sit bottom with nothing on the board yet, while West Ham have managed just one point from their opening two games. Both will be desperate for their first victory of the seasons.

Wolves vs Burnley Preview: Clarets look to breach fortress Molinuex

Wolves vs Burnley Preview: Clarets look to breach fortress Molinuex

Wolves were best of the rest outside the so-called 'big six' last season but have stumbled out of the blocks this term as they look to land their first win when Burnley visit Molineux.

Tottenham vs Newcastle Preview: Steve Bruce is under huge pressure but faces tough ask

Tottenham vs Newcastle Preview: Steve Bruce is under huge pressure but faces tough ask

I hope Steve Bruce doesn't read this. He's already under siege and doesn't need to hear things like... If Newcastle lose against Tottenham, he'll be the first Magpies manager to lose his opening three games.

Ashes 2019: Australia cannot believe their luck... we knew England were flaky but not this flaky

Ashes 2019: Australia cannot believe their luck... we knew England were flaky but not this flaky

MARTIN SAMUEL - CHIEF SPORTS WRITER AT HEADINGLEY: The sight of Jofra Archer limping off towards the boundary late in the day summed up the misery for England.

Ashes 2019: Joe Root is running out of time to impose his vision

Ashes 2019: Joe Root is running out of time to impose his vision

LAWRENCE BOOTH AT HEADINGLEY: If England could have hand-picked the conditions for this Test, they would have chosen precisely what Leeds served up, on a silver platter.

Ashes 2019: What we saw on Friday from England was an accident waiting to happen

Ashes 2019: What we saw on Friday from England was an accident waiting to happen

NASSER HUSSAIN: Is it the obsession with white-ball cricket? Is it that techniques are being diminished by the modern game? Is it because, as Sir Alastair Cook says, the ball is doing more?

Bayern Munich 'to offload Renato Sanches to Lille in £23m deal'

Bayern Munich 'to offload Renato Sanches to Lille in £23m deal'

Sanches's underwhelming time in the Bundesliga has come to a close after he completed a reported £23m move from German champions Bayern Munich to French side Lille on Friday afternoon.

US Open 2019: Umpire in Serena Williams' verbal abuse storm will be KEPT AWAY from her matches

US Open 2019: Umpire in Serena Williams' verbal abuse storm will be KEPT AWAY from her matches

MIKE DICKSON IN NEW YORK: The umpire at the centre of last year's US Open final storm involving Serena Williams storm has been formally told he will be kept away from her matches.

Football news: Pep Guardiola admits he thought David Silva would suffer at Manchester City

Football news: Pep Guardiola admits he thought David Silva would suffer at Manchester City

The midfielder - in his 10th and final season at City - has flourished into one of the finest Premier League imports ever is set to make his 400th appearance at Bournemouth on Sunday.

HOT OR NOT: Marcus Rashford should have taken penalty off of Paul Pogba

HOT OR NOT: Marcus Rashford should have taken penalty off of Paul Pogba

It's HOT OR NOT time again as Sportsmail's Riath Al-Samarrai reveals what's been making him feel warm and what's been leaving him cold this week.

Juventus news: Aaron Ramsey left OUT of squad for Serie A clash with Parma

Juventus news: Aaron Ramsey left OUT of squad for Serie A clash with Parma

Ramsey isn't yet match fit and only made his debut in a 20-minute cameo in a friendly against Triestina last week. But there is space for Dybala despite continued speculation over his future.

Clash of the Sky Sports titans! Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville again go head to head in a sprint

Clash of the Sky Sports titans! Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville again go head to head in a sprint

The duo were caught on camera by Villa assistant head coach John Terry, and it was the former Liverpool stalwart who emerged on top despite Neville leading the way for most of the race.

PETER CROUCH: VAR farce is ruining the game I love... they need to make changes fast

PETER CROUCH: VAR farce is ruining the game I love... they need to make changes fast

PETER CROUCH: I love football and I love celebrating all that is good about it but, really, I have no other choice. I don't love VAR and, as it stands, I can't see anything good about it.

England suffer Ashes meltdown as hosts out for just 67 to set lowest EVER Test score at Headingley

England suffer Ashes meltdown as hosts out for just 67 to set lowest EVER Test score at Headingley

England were humiliated by Australia in the third Ashes Test at Headingly after collapsing to just 67 all out in the first innings - their lowest-ever Test score at Headingley.

Daniel Farke issues warning to his Norwich team ahead of clash with 'dangerous' Chelsea 

Daniel Farke issues warning to his Norwich team ahead of clash with 'dangerous' Chelsea 

Norwich boss Daniel Farke is wary of facing a Chelsea side still searching for their first win of the season. The Blues travel to Carrow Road on Saturday having taken one point from the opening two games

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