had to say: "It was a special day, in the end it was about the game and I think we played well. We were a bit sloppy with the chances we did not take, we should have scored more but we got three points. It is the first time ever I have played against my former club, but in the end it is about the game and we won it, I am pleased with that." (GT)
14:40 Full-time at Old Trafford: Manchester United 2 Arsenal 1. Yes! Another fine win for the Reds, courtesy of goals from Robin van Persie (who else against the Gunners?) and Patrice Evra. (AB)
12:32 I'm signing off from TAOT for the time being to concentrate my efforts on Match Tracker, our online text commentary service. Why not join me there and follow the action live? (MF)
12:28 Robin van Persie was roundly booed by Arsenal’s travelling support when stadium announcer Alan Keegan read out the United team a few moments ago. It’s a great shame, considering what the Dutchman did for the Gunners during his eight years in North London. (MF)
12:01 We have the team news for you. Both sides are unchanged from their last league game.
United: De Gea; Rafael, Ferdinand, Evans, Evra; Valencia, Carrick, Cleverley, Young,; Rooney, van Persie. Subs: Lindegaard, Anderson, Hernandez, Nani, Scholes, Powell, Wootton.
Arsenal: Mannone; Sagna, Mertesacker, Vermaelen, Santos; Arteta, Wilshere, Ramsey; Cazorla, Giroud, Podolski. Subs: Martinez, Walcott, Coquelin, Arshavin, Jenkinson, Chamakh, Koscielny. (GT)
11:49 I’ve taken my place in the press box just in front of ex-Red and current BBC Radio Five Live