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Check out all the vital statistics concerning the two sides' forwards ahead of this weekend's Premier League meeting at The Hawthorns

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Follow the day's Premier League action with six matches kicking off at 3pm and a massive clash between Arsenal and Manchester United at the Emirates later

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United and Arsenal meet on Saturday with both clubs languishing outside the top four and both struggling with long injury lists

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Van Gaal sold striker to Arsenal for £16m on transfer deadline day

Danny Welbeck swapped Manchester United for Arsenal on transfer deadline day and is set to face his old club at the Emirates on Saturday

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Check out all the vital statistics concerning the two sides' forwards ahead of this weekend's Premier League meeting at the Emirates Stadium

Chris Smalling, Wayne Rooney and Danny Welbeck celebrate for England in midweek

Arsenal vs Manchester United: Wayne Rooney admits it will be 'weird' facing Danny Welbeck when former team-mates collide

Welbeck and Rooney have played together for Manchester United and England but will face each other when the former plays for Arsenal

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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain celebrates after heading England in front

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger warns England that taking senior under-21 player to European Championships could hamper 2016 chance

Wenger believes that selecting the likes of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Raheem Sterlking for next year's European Under-21 Championships could hamper the senior team

Arsenal’s Danny Welbeck celebrates the first senior hat-trick of his career in the 4-1 rout of Galatasaray

Arsenal vs Manchester United: Danny Welbeck is not guaranteed a starting place - but Arsene Wenger hints at wide role

Wenger will welcome back a fit again Olivier Giroud this weekend which could see Welbeck shifted out to the left despite his frustration at playing on the wing

Theo Walcott is a doubt for the match against Manchester United due to a tight groin

Arsenal vs Manchester United: Theo Walcott doubtful with 'tight groin' as Arsene Wenger talks up Danny Welbeck ahead of United visit

Welbeck was sold by United on transfer deadline day and Wenger expects his striker to step up to the challenge when he faces his former club

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