Former Arsenal forward Niall Quinn believes victory over Manchester United will hand them their best chance of winning the Premier League for the first time since 2004.
Arsene Wenger’s Gunners travel to Old Trafford on Sunday could see them return to the league’s summit, providing results go their way.
The match is live on talkSPORT and United will continue to field an under-strength side as they have injuries to key men – but David De Gea (knee) could return between the sticks.
Quinn told Drive: “They look better equipped to go into this game – as Arsene Wenger calls it ‘the key period.’
“This would be a big one if Arsenal can take the three points here, they’ll never have a better chance.
“But then Manchester United: A lot of young players, a lot of injuries in the United side that’s going to line out on Sunday.
“But they’ll know the history between these clubs, they’ll know that a lot of Manchester United’s poor form will be forgiven if they can halt Arsenal in their tracks.”