Willian, who joined the Blues in 2013, left the club at the end of last season following the expiration of his contract.
Remarkably, this is the third time that the two finalists have faced each other in the biggest match in English football, with Arsenal coming out on top on both occasions.
In 1998/99 Manchester United won the league, FA Cup and Champions League, lifting all three in the space of 10 memorable May days. But in the Premier League their record of 79 points is the second lowest of the 13 titles, as they edged past Arsenal by a point. In a poll conducted by MM, Mark Stillman finds out just why that iconic season is considered the best.
When Manchester City lined up against Crystal Palace the other week, it looked as though 11 ice lollies had taken to the field, in their bright yellow and pink kits.
Manchester United and Arsenal were once the only title contenders of the Premier League – MM look at three of their greatest encounters with Manchester City and Liverpool now by far the country’s two strongest sides.
Modern sport, and football in particular, looks to have developed an ever increasing reliance on statistics.
Ellie Roebuck interview: Man City keeper says ‘solid’ defence can help mark 30th anniversary with Arsenal win
Manchester City Women are facing their biggest game of the season so far as they host table-topping Arsenal on Sunday, but goalkeeper Ellie Roebuck is unfazed by the challenge.
The world of football management stood united today in appreciation after the news that Arsene Wenger is to step down as manager of Arsenal Football Club after 22 years at the helm.
‘Tie of the round’ says Smith as Man City draw potential Women’s FA Cup last four clash with Chelsea
Women’s football fans across the country are in for a treat if Chelsea and Manchester City end up going head-to-head in the semi-finals of the SSE Women’s FA Cup, according to England legend Sue Smith.
City’s dream of a quadruple came to an abrupt end at Wigan on Monday night while the Gunners go into the fixture having also lost in midweek, to Swedish team Ostersund in the second leg of their last 16 Europa League tie.
Manchester City may have missed out on Alexis Sanchez but the Citizens have been quick to renew the contracts of two of their star performers so far this season.