Manchester United vs Arsenal combined XI: Olivier Giroud or Radamel Falcao? Wayne Rooney or Mesut Ozil? Who makes the cut?

The match takes place on Monday night at 7.45pm

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On Monday night in the FA Cup sixth-round, Arsenal travel to long-time rivals Manchester United.

The draw for semi-final will then take place immediately after the game at Old Trafford.

Based on the below predicted line-ups, we've picked a combined XI ahead of the FA Cup tie.

Manchester United: (4-2-3-1): De Gea; Valencia, Smalling, Rojo, Shaw; Blind, Carrick; Di Maria, Rooney, Young; Falcao. 

Arsenal (4-1-4-1): Ospina; Bellerin, Koscielny, Mertesacker, Gibbs; Coquelin; Welbeck, Cazorla, Ozil, Sanchez; Giroud.

 

FINAL RESULT: MANCHESTER UNITED 5. ARSENAL 6

Ahead of the match, Gunners' manager Arsene Wenger says he is still "haunted" by Ryan Giggs stunning goal to win the game for Manchester United when they teams met in an FA Cup semi-final back in 1999. United then went on to win the Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League treble that year. "I can still hear the shouts of that team - they couldn't believe it because they were down to 10 men," Wenger said.

"They then won the title, just."

"I think that goal won them the treble because if [Dennis] Bergkamp scores [late penalty], the game is over. It was a trauma for us in a negative way and for them a lift in a positive way.

"Bergkamp never wanted to take a penalty again, and it put them on the road towards success."

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