YOU CAN LISTEN TO LIVE COMMENTARY OF THE CARABAO CUP FINAL BETWEEN ARSENAL AND MANCHESTER CITY LIVE ON TALKSPORT.
The first major trophy of the English season will be won on Sunday as Arsene Wenger’s men take on Pep Guardiola’s side at Wembley.
It promises to be an intriguing match with both sides on the end of shock losses in their last games, against Ostersund and Wigan respectively.
A plethora of superstars will be on show in the battle for silverware and, as per usual, the man of the match will land the Alan Hardaker trophy – named after the man who reportedly came up with the idea for a Football League Cup.
But since the award’s introduction in 1990, 16 times out of the 28 it has been handed out, it’s been given to Englishmen, an astonishing statistic give the influx of foreigners to the English game.
So, if you’re trying to predict a man of the match, then your best bet will be amongst the likes Raheem Sterling, Jack Wilshere, Kyle Walker, Danny Welbeck , and maybe even John Stones, or Ainsley Maitland-Niles…