Arsenal vs Manchester City: Subplots to Look Out for Ahead of WSL Clash

Manchester City welcome Arsenal to the Academy Stadium for a blockbuster WSL clash on Sunday afternoon.

The pair have won a combined four WSL titles and boast two of the strongest squads in the top flight - but both have already dropped points to title rivals this season.

Let’s take a look at everything to watch out for during the hotly anticipated match up.

Sam Mewis, Danielle Van de Donk
City and Arsenal met in the FA Cup in October | Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty Images

2. The Return of Chloe Kelly

Chloe Kelly, Katie McCabe
Kelly came through the ranks at Arsenal | Catherine Ivill/Getty Images
Caitlin Foord
Arsenal have a disappointing recent record against the WSL’s elite | Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

4. A Potential Lauren Hemp Comeback

Maren Mjelde, Lauren Hemp
Hemp has featured once for City since the Community Shield | Pool/Getty Images

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