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The Arsenal squad braved freezing temperatures as they ran through their final preparations ahead of Friday’s FA Cup clash with Manchester United (7.55pm).

Unai Emery’s side were put through their paces at a snowy London Colney training ground, with the first-team squad looking in good spirits following their win over  last time out.

Arsenal comfortably saw off the Blues thanks to goals from Alexandre Lacazette and Laurent Koscielny, leaving them just three points off their London rivals.

Attention now turns to the FA Cup, with Emery looking to bag a result against a side that has enjoyed seven consecutive victories under interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Despite the importance of the clash, Arsenal are likely to make several changes to their starting XI as the Gunners look to keep their squad fresh.

Petr Cech, who has , is expected to start in goal with Bernd Leno given the evening off.

Meanwhile, Emiliano Martinez’s departure on loan to Reading has handed Deyan Iliev a chance to impress Emery.

The Macedonian stopper, who has rarely been seen in first-team training, is now third-choice at the club and could be handed a spot on the bench against United if Leno is left out completely.

 

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