Arsenal v United: Essential information
Manchester United will aim to ring in the new year with our third Premier League victory on the spin, as the Reds travel to the Emirates Stadium to face Arsenal.
It has been a fruitful festive period so far, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side moving to within striking distance of the top four with victories over Newcastle United and Burnley.
Our next test comes in the form of an Arsenal side who are hoping to rescue their season, after appointing former player Mikel Arteta as their new head coach.
Here is a handy guide of what you need to know about our upcoming clash on New Year's Day...
WHICH TV CHANNEL IS IT ON?
Wednesday's game will be shown live in the UK on BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Ultimate. Alternatively, you can keep across all of the action via MUTV. Prior to kick-off, subscribers can watch all of the build-up via the ‘Match Day Live’ show from 18:30 GMT. This will then be followed by live radio commentary of the match. Keep up to date with everything that happens on ManUtd.com and the Official App, where you can track live data and player statistics in the Match Centre. MUTV will show a re-run of the post-match reaction at regular intervals throughout the following day.
WHO'S THE REFEREE?
Our match will be officiated by Chris Kavanagh. The Lancashire-born referee will take charge of his second United fixture of his career, having been in charge of our 1-0 defeat to Bournemouth back in November. The 34-year-old will be assisted by Sian Massey-Ellis and Constantine Hatzidakis, while Craig Pawson will serve as the fourth official. Paul Tierney is on VAR duty, with Stephen Child as his assistant.
2020 begins with nine matches taking place on New Year's Day. It all starts on the south coast, as Brighton host a Chelsea side who rediscovered their winning stride in their last match against Arsenal. At 15:00 GMT, Tottenham Hotspur also make the journey down south, as they travel to St Mary's to face relegation-threatened Southampton.
There are three fixtures kicking off at 17:30 GMT, including a visit to Manchester City for Carlo Ancelotti's Everton. On the following day, Liverpool are in action against Sheffield United. Here is the full list of fixtures...
WEDNESDAY 1 JANUARY
Brighton & Hove Albion v Chelsea (12:30 GMT)
Burnley v Aston Villa (12:30 GMT)
Newcastle United v Leicester City
Southampton v Tottenham Hotspur
Watford v Wolverhampton Wanderers
Manchester City v Everton (17:30 GMT)
Norwich City v Crystal Palace (17:30 GMT)
West Ham United v AFC Bournemouth (17:30 GMT)
Arsenal v UNITED (20:00 GMT)
THURSDAY 2 JANUARY
Liverpool v Sheffield United (20:00 GMT)
Kick-off at 15:00 GMT, unless stated otherwise.
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