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28/08/2009 08:58, Report by Gemma Thompson
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Reds will have the edge

Bryan Robson feels United will have the edge in Saturday's game against Arsenal following the Gunners' midweek Champions League exertions.



As the countdown continues to the first big four clash of the season, the Reds' legend looks ahead to the Old Trafford clash in his new column for the matchday programme, and he's predicting another typcially fierce encounter.

"It's always a great footballing match between United and Arsenal and I don't see this one being any different. I’m sure we’re in for a great game," he says in United Review.

"It'll be a tough, Arsenal have got off to a great start in the league so their confidence will be high.

"But we put five past Wigan last week and I think we have a slight edge because we're at home and because they played Celtic in the Champions League on Wednesday.

"Our lads will be fresher because they've had a free week going into the game. With that in mind, we need to play at a high tempo and put them under plenty

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