Arsenal set up FA Cup clash against Man City with easy win over Oxford United, but concerns about Bukayo Saka ahead of north London derby clash with Tottenham on Sunday

    Arsenal will face Manchester City in a mouth-watering FA Cup clash after making light work of Oxford United at the Kassam Stadium.

    Mikel Arteta’s men showed their class in the second half as they ran out 3-0 winners against their League One opponents.

    It proved to be an easy victory for the Premier League leaders

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    It proved to be an easy victory for the Premier League leaders

    But up next for Arsenal in the Cup is a testing encounter with title rivals City

    But up next for Arsenal in the Cup is a testing encounter with title rivals City

    There will be concerns about the fitness of Saka, who went off late in the match

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    There will be concerns about the fitness of Saka, who went off late in the match

    Mohamed Elneny headed the Gunners in front on 63 minutes before a brace from Eddie Nketiah secured them safe passage to the fourth round.

    It was an easy win for Arsenal but their next outing will be far from that with a clash at the Etihad Stadium their next FA Cup date.

    The only setback of the evening saw Bukayo Saka hobble off the pitch on 75 minutes after sustaining a knock.

    It’s not clear if the substitution was a precautionary measure, however, everyone connected with Arsenal will hope that it is, especially with a north London derby clash at Tottenham to think about on Sunday.

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