Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says Raheem Sterling 'dives well' after Etihad defeat

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City have a perfect record of four wins from four in the Champions League this season, the last a convincing 4-2 win away to the Serie A leaders, Napoli, and with his side unbeaten in the Premier League and five points clear at the top, Guardiola is already fielding questions about a possible treble.

The Gunners were treated as the underdogs that day, just as we are billed as such for tomorrow's game, but the facts are that we have little reason to be scared of City, no matter who the manager is!

Guardiola said his team failed, too often, to deliver the right final pass and it was a match in which their play lacked the fluency they have shown in much of the campaign so far.

The latest indignity suffered by the residents of Islington as a 3-1 loss away at Manchester City on Sunday. The chances we created and the few chances we conceded. And, of course, that kills the game for us.

"We must be pleased for the performance of the team", Chelsea manager Antonio Conte said.

FERNANDINHO is ready to put an end to speculation regarding his Manchester City career by signing a new one-year deal, according to reports. The way that we play, we cannot deny that in two months, we have played good'.

Laurent Koscielny is not available for selection as he continues to sit out due to suspension, but Wenger will be able to call upon per Mertesacker and Sead Kolasinac after resting the pair against Red Star Belgrade on Thursday.

Fabian Delph continues at left-back while Kyle Walker and David Silva comes back into the side after being rested mid-week. The game ended with a somewhat close scoreline, in a game that wasn't close at all.

"The more you win, the more teams want to beat you", said De Bruyne, who lashed home left-footed from the angle to give City the lead.

The early second-half penalty dented hopes of an Arsenal recovery although it might have been a different story had Ederson not been fortunate when he dropped a long Iwobi shot and hurriedly gathered the loose ball.

Pep Guardiola hails Fernandinho's work for Man City, calling him one of the three best holding midfielders in the world.

They opened the scoring through Kevin De Bruyne in the 19th minute and created numerous other openings.

However, Michael Oliver's decision to award the spot-kick sparked widespread debate between fans, as Nacho Monreal and Raheem Sterling came together after the latter perfectly timed his run to break the Gunners' offside trap.