Our unbeaten streak came to a disappointing end against Swansea this past Monday night, but Jack Wilshere is confident we can get back to winning ways against Manchester United.
We have been in excellent form in 2015, but have stumbled – first against Chelsea, and most recently against Swansea – in recent weeks.
Unless Manchester City slip up, then it looks likely that we will have to settle for third place this season. Even that is not guaranteed however, and we should therefore look to take all three points from our trip to Old Trafford.
This is not the first time Manchester United have played host to us this season, and we have already shown we have what it takes to win against Louis van Gaal’s side away from home. We enjoyed a fantastic FA Cup victory over the Dutchman, and Wilshere believes we can do it again.
“We’ve been there in the FA Cup this season and won, so we know what it takes,” the England international said, as quoted by Arsenal.com.
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“Our confidence will be high going there but we’ve got to perform. It’s no good just going there thinking that we can beat them again because we’ve beaten them before. We’ve got to put in a performance, work hard and earn the right to win.”
Wilshere has only just returned from injury, and has made just two substitute appearances since injuring his ankle in our clash with Man United back in November (via the Daily Mail).
He will no doubt be hoping to feature in the game against United however, and after looking bright against Garry Monk’s side this past Monday he may get his wish.