United are preparing to face City at Old Trafford in the EFL Cup fourth round on Wednesday, looking for a response after their 4-0 defeat at Chelsea.
Arsenal stormed back from a 4-0 deficit to win 7-5 after extra-time in 2012 with Theo Walcott scoring a hat trick.
A number of prospects from the youth ranks could be used in Tuesday night's EFL Cup fourth-round tie against Tottenham Hotspur.
Man United boss Jose Mourinho can appear to seek "war not football" during difficult periods, Barcelona legend Xavi has said in the Daily Mirror.
Arsene Wenger praises Reading coach Jaap Stam's impact on Prem football in his prime ahead of their upcoming EFL Cup match.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has warned his players there is "no way to hide" and challenged them to show they are "men'' vs. Man City.