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Arsenal handed title race boost over Man City as Fulham set to miss key player

Arsenal are having one of their best seasons in the Premier League in years and are currently leading the title race against Manchester City, with only a few months left in the campaign and a five-point lead over their rivals.

To ensure that his squad can keep their lead, Mikel Arteta will need all the assistance he can get.

Arsenal conceded a goal nine seconds into their most recent game against Bournemouth, and by the hour mark, they were further behind.

Ben White and Thomas Partey, though, scored goals to tie the game. Reiss Nelson scored for Arsenal in the 97th minute to give them the victory, much to the delight of the Emirates Stadium crowd. The game had appeared headed for a draw.

Arsenal appears to be gaining an advantage thanks to these tight victories, and they could need more of them if they want to win the title in May.

Arsenal's attention is back on the Premier League and their forthcoming encounter against local rivals Fulham on Sunday after a tough draw against Sporting CP in the Europa League on Thursday. This season, Fulham has been doing well and might present a serious test for the Arsenal.

Despite this, Arteta's club may start with an edge because Marco Silva will be without one of his key players. After earning his tenth ticket of the year against Wolves a few weeks ago, Joao Palhinha will sit out the game.

Palhinha will miss two games due to his tenth booking, the first of which being the 3-2 loss to Brentford on Monday night.

He will be absent from the second game against Arsenal. Palhinha has been a standout performer since signing from Sporting CP in the summer, and Silva will definitely notice his loss and need to find a replacement.

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