Watch LIVE Arsenal vs Manchester United (Club Friendlies).

Watch LIVE Arsenal vs Manchester United (Club Friendlies).

On Saturday, Arsenal and Manchester United will renew hostilities in a 'friendly' at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. This matchup features two of the best teams in the Premier League.

On Wednesday, the Gunners opened their North American vacation with a 5-0 demolition of the MLS All-Stars, and on Sunday, the Red Devils edged over Lyon 1-0 in Edinburgh.

The DC United boss saw his all-star MLS team being shredded by Mikel Arteta's youthful guns at Audi Field, despite the fact that Wayne Rooney had plenty of experience causing agony for Arsenal during his playing days.


Arsenal, returning to the MLS All-Star game for the first time since 2016 (when they beat the North Americans thanks to a late Chuba Akpom winner), cruised to an anticipated victory, scoring five straight goals to overcome Rooney's squad.

With goals from Gabriel Jesus, Leandro Trossard, Jorginho, Gabriel Martinelli, and newcomer Kai Havertz, Arsenal's US tour got off to a resounding start. This was also the highest margin of victory in the MLS All-Star game since 2000.

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Arsenal had been slowed in 1-1 draws with Watford and Nurnberg before to their transatlantic trip, and the friendly fixture list does not get any easier for the Gunners as La Liga holders Barcelona lay in wait in Los Angeles on July 26.

After facing Arsenal in North London for Emirates Cup glory, Monaco will host Nottingham Forest on August 12, kicking off Arteta's squad's quest for Premier League greatness, but Erik ten Hag's men in red will first present a stiff test.

 

While several well-known players contributed to Arsenal's most recent exhibition win, it was a relatively unknown player, Donny van de Beek, who provided the game-winning assist when Manchester United and Lyon met at Murrayfield Stadium earlier this week.

Coach Laurent Blanc, now back with his former club, Lyon, saw his team hold Man United scoreless for the first half before his former player Donny van de Beek scored the game-winning goal for United four minutes into the second.

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