Raheem Sterling Afraid of Arteta as City play Arsenal with new Jerseys Tonight
Manchester City and England star Raheem Sterling have admitted that their game against Arsenal is going to be weird, he said playing without fans against Arsenal will be strange. Its been over three months away from English football due to the coronavirus pandemic, the league will resume today with Manchester City hosting Arsenal.
Raheem Sterling also said he will be delighted to get back to playing competitive games, Sterling says it will be ‘a bit strange’ not having the usual support from the fans though since the games will be played behind closed doors. Speaking to media he said: “It’s going to be weird, for sure, it’s going to be weird.”
“We played a training game, a couple of training games and it is a bit strange.”But when it is competition time, we have got to dig deep and find something to motivate us and drive us on,” he added. Manchester City will be playing against their former assistant coach and this is raising worries in the City camp.
Former Manchester City assistant coach Mikel Arteta will be returning to the Etihad Stadium since leaving the club to join Arsenal, Raheem Sterling is predicting the Spaniard to have a trick or two up his sleeve, given how well he knows Pep Guardiola’s team. He said: “It’s definitely going to be a strange one.”
“He knows us inside-out. He will definitely have something up his sleeve, but we are ready and we are focused, and we have to try to get the result we want.” The English Premier League will be back on our screens and the team to play will be Aston Villa hosting Sheffield United. Manchester City and Arsenal will be wearing new jerseys with NHS written on it.