Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez has been a revelation for the Gunners this campaign, but he will need to be at his best if Arsenal are to plunder any points against City. Photo: AP Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez has been a revelation for the Gunners this campaign, but he will need to be at his best if Arsenal are to plunder any points against City. Photo: AP
Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez has been a revelation for the Gunners this campaign, but he will need to be at his best if Arsenal are to plunder any points against City. Photo: AP
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Sergio Aguero and Alexis Sanchez will be central to who comes out on top in the weekend's biggest tie

Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez has been a revelation for the Gunners this campaign, but he will need to be at his best if Arsenal are to plunder any points against City. Photo: AP Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez has been a revelation for the Gunners this campaign, but he will need to be at his best if Arsenal are to plunder any points against City. Photo: AP
Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez has been a revelation for the Gunners this campaign, but he will need to be at his best if Arsenal are to plunder any points against City. Photo: AP
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Nick Pulford

Nick Pulford

Nick has been SCMP’s tipster since soccer betting was launched in Hong Kong in 2003, having previously served as racing editor. He takes a statistical approach to soccer betting, focusing mainly on the English Premier League but also on the other major European leagues and the English lower divisions. Now based in England, he brings a wealth of experience as a punter and writer having also worked for the Sunday Times, Racing Post and Betfair during a 25-year career in sports betting journalism.