Arsenal v Manchester City: Latest team news UPDATED

Arsenal have no fresh injury concerns ahead of the visit of Barclays Premier League title rivals Manchester City.

Left-back Kieran Gibbs misses out but should be available for the weekend's FA Cup tie with Leeds after recovering from an ankle injury.

Midfielder Abou Diaby (calf), goalkeeper Manuel Almunia (ankle) and centre-back Thomas Vermaelen (Achilles) remain out.

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David Silva and Mario Balotelli have been ruled out of Manchester City's crucial Premier League encounter with Arsenal.

The pair have failed to recover from their respective knee injuries, leaving manager Roberto Mancini to consider his options for the trip to north London.

City have not beaten the Gunners away from home since 1975 but know victory this time would open a five-point gap on Arsene Wenger's men.

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