EPL: Stylish Manchester City spoil Emery's Arsenal bow

Raheem Sterling scored his 50th Premier League goal in Manchester City's win at Arsenal

The Gunners appointed Emery early in the summer so he had ample time to prepare, but he was not the Arsenal board's first choice and their primary target, Mikel Arteta, will take his seat on the visitors' bench on Sunday.

Three points earned in a tough fixture when City were never really put under enough pressure to threaten the clean sheet.

Pep Guardiola's side saw off Arsenal 2-0 on the opening weekend at Emirates Stadium and Sterling dazzled either side of an excellent 14th-minute finish.

The 27-year-old has often been praised for his versatility and it seems Emery is keen to embrace this quality as he prepares for his first competitive game as Gunners boss. It's not Chelsea here, by the way, ' Neville told Sky Sports.

Although English clubs can't buy new players now that their summer window has closed, they can sell.

Guardiola's City, who won the Premier League with a record 100 points last season, begin their next campaign at Arsenal on Sunday.

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"I am happy with the players", Emery said. Torreira is the likeliest candidate to do so against Manchester City. "We trained just one week, two weeks, but the spirit was there".

Mahrez was inches away from opening his account three minutes before half time when he curled a left-footed effort just past Cech's far post as City continued to dominate, but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's effort nearly brought Arsenal level moments later but his long-distance strike sailed just wide.

If it's a 4-3-3 Ozil will play from the right, although won't relish the prospect of tracking back with Benjamin Mendy.

The France global missed most of last season with an injury and Guardiola admitted his return is still a work in progress. And the team for 90 minutes, they ran, they tried, they pushed, but I think we need to improve [everything], collectively and also individually. "And today is the first step in that". I can't back City at odds-on, so I'll go for Draw / Man City in the Half Time / Full Time market at [5.8]. The other players are OK, and we are working on the possibility to work with Ainsley, who has experience in this [left-back] position.

"He was good in training", Guardiola said. This was where we left off last season: electric going forward, but capable of slowing the game down and dominating the ball when necessary. This process is normal. He is allowed too much time and space to cut inside, dancing past two challenges, before curling a low shot into the bottom corner.

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