so it will be one hell of a titanic battle on Sunday. It will tell Manchester United a lot more about where they are this season."
When asked to identify the main threats posed by the Londoners, Pallister made it clear that there is a glittering array of attacking talent at Wenger's disposal.
"There's Ozil, Cazorla, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Wilshere, Ramsey," he replied. "Giroud is hitting some form. Arsenal have got great attacking intent and they are rightly top of the league. They are playing the best football at the moment and you would pay to go and watch them. They're very silky and energetic, playing with abandon. Purists would pay to watch Arsenal because they entertain and play a brand of football that Arsene Wenger tried to implement a number of years ago that is exciting to see.
"It's a big game for United and we'll see what we've learned from the early part of the season. It's not been a great start but we're maybe coming into a little bit of form. I think it is a vital game for us. If we were to lose, I think it makes it very difficult for us. Arsenal would be 11 points clear and I reckon it would be quite a while before we can make up 11 points on them.
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