Alexandre Lacazette - who scored twice against the Hammers - will lead the line once again in the absence of the ineligible Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as Arsene Wenger takes charge of his final home European match as Arsenal boss.
However the 41-year-old repeatedly emphasised that he was enjoying his role with NY, who are owned by the same parent group as Manchester City and are now top of the MLS Eastern Conference. I played my best football there and made my name in the game. 'For anyone to have commitment to a team and the loyalty he's shown, through all the ups and downs, through outside individuals saying negatives, positives, media saying positives, negatives, but to stay true to your values and continue to strive to what you believe in, I think he's really been awesome. "I don't know. I leave myself a little bit of freedom to decide what I want to do with my life", he said. "I wish to make it clear the timing of the announcement was right", Wenger said.
"I have not any contact from Arsenal" he said emphatically.
While stopping short of touting him for a role back at Arsenal, Wales worldwide Ramsey feels a man who spent five years in north London before hanging up his boots in 2016 is destined to become a top coach.
The Frenchman announced his 22nd year at Arsenal was to be his last in a statement released last week, and despite suggestions that the 68-year-old could retire after his lengthy spell in the Premier League, Wenger has admitted he has other plans. I think Sanchez will haunt his old side.
"The longer history of the club is not that wide that you can say the club has won 10 European Cups in its history".
The Red Devils have defeated Chelsea, Liverpool and newly-crowned champions Manchester City in the Premier League this year and will go all out to add Arsenal on their list.
Fans will be hoping for a young innovator to bring a new style that can propel the team back to the top, forgetting that that is exactly what the man they just ousted once was. Fans live in the moment but that's the world we are living in.
Departing Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger "pulled the rug from underneath Ivan Gazidis".
"I don't see him retiring at all". All the recruitment has to change because they've not recruited well enough for me over the last few years. "It was time maybe at Arsenal but I'm sure that he can rebuild something, somewhere".