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Manchester United host Arsenal at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Boss David Moyes wants United to put on a ‘show’ against the visitors.

Arsenal are coming to play the champions. They're in the top position at the moment, their form has been very good and they'll come here in good spirits. But we've had some growing momentum and we want to put on a good show,” he stated.

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Wayne Rooney has called for a win against the Gunners to put United ‘in the frame’ for the title this term.

"I think at the minute there's 28 games to go, anything can happen, one result can turn the league on its head," he told Sky Sports News.

“We're still within touching distance and to get a victory on Sunday will put us in a great position I think.”

In team news, Danny Welbeck has been ruled out of the clash with Arsenal with a knee injury.

However, defender Jonny Evans could return to the squad after his knee problems and star striker Robin van Persie will ‘almost certainly’ start against his former club.

Both Jack Wilshere and Mathieu Flamini could return for the Gunners but the England youngster remains a doubt.

The Mirror have compiled the ‘best moments’ from the clash from previous years.

Meanwhile, David Moyes insists he has ‘not spoken’ to Ashley Young about the ‘diving’ scandal that broke out this week following United’s 0-0 draw at Real Sociedad.

"If anything you should be more talking about the referee than the player," said the boss.

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In transfer news, reports have emerged that Arsenal are ‘targeting’ Javier Hernandez who the Gunners hope to sign in January.

Meanwhile, it has been revealed that Arsenal midfielder and top scorer Aaron Ramsey ‘almost’ joined United in 2008.

In other news, United legends Ryan Giggs are Gary Neville are set to own a synagogue, becoming the first Premier League stars to do so.

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