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‘Vote Mustafi’ – Arsenal fans hijack poll to ensure Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk is beaten

It’s just a few days until Arsenal are back in action for the 2020/21 season.

The Gunners had a disappointing league season in the previous campaign, but did enjoy success in the FA Cup, coming out as 2-1 winners against Chelsea at Wembley Stadium at the start of the month.

That victory not only meant that Arsenal had silverware to show for the season, but also ensured that they would be playing Europa League football next season as well as competing against Liverpool in the Community Shield at Wembley Stadium.

The game takes place on Saturday, August 29 as both Arsenal and Liverpool look to kick off their new season with a positive result and performance.

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Ahead of the match, the Emirates FA Cup official Twitter account has been running polls to find a combined XI of both Arsenal and Liverpool players.

And there is one position that has caught the attention of Arsenal fans.

For one of the centre-back positions, Arsenal’s Shkodran Mustafi is going up against Liverpool’s Virgil Van Dijk, a player who is considered one of the world’s best defenders.

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