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Premier League confirm Man United vs Arsenal referee and Gunners handed boost



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The Premier League have confirmed who will be officiating Manchester United against Arsenal at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon.

Manchester United aim to bounce back when they host Arsenal at Old Trafford in Sunday’s Premier League clash.

Despite their recent setback, a 4-0 defeat to Crystal Palace, Erik ten Hag‘s squad faces another tough challenge with Arsenal, who are keen to maintain their lead in the title race.

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Arsenal currently hold a narrow one-point advantage at the league’s summit, but with Manchester City trailing closely in second and a game in hand, every point counts for Arsenal in the remaining two fixtures of the season.

With the fixture set to be a tense affair for both clubs, the Premier League have confirmed who will referee the fixture.

Confirmed officials

Paul Tierney (pictured below) will referee Sunday afternoon at Old Trafford. The experienced referee has overseen just one United game this season—a 3-0 loss at the ground against Manchester City.

On the other side, Tierney has officiated four Arsenal games: three wins against Crystal Palace, Newcastle, and Wolves and a draw against Fulham.

Scott Ledger and Mat Wilkes will be on the sidelines, acting as Brooks’ assistant referees during the game. Darren Bond has been handed the fourth official job, separating Erik ten Hag and Mikel Arteta on Sunday. afternoon.

John Brooks has been handed the video assistant referee job, with whom Constantine Hatzidakis will assist. Hatzidakis was involved in a controversy as a linesman earlier this season after he was taped elbowing Liverpool’s Andy Robertson.