Our first team squad travelled to Singapore last night as we prepare to compete in the Barclays Asia Trophy along with Premier League sides Everton and Stoke City.
The only notable absentees were Alexis Sanchez, David Ospina, and Serge Gnabry, who are still on their holidays following international excursions during the summer.
Tomas Rosicky and Danny Welbeck were also missing from the travelling party, with Arsene Wenger confirming last week that the duo were suffering from slight niggles (via Arsenal.com).
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Also, the likes of Joel Campbell and Yaya Sanogo haven’t been considered for the tour, with moves away from the club realistic possibilities this summer.
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Despite those absentees, we still managed to take a squad filled with international talent, while a number of promising stars have also been included by Wenger.
Here are the best snaps as the players boarded the plane and took their seats ahead of what could be a crucial pre-season tour.
— Aaron Ramsey (@aaronramsey) July 12, 2015
— Damian Emi Martinez (@emimartinezz1) July 12, 2015
— Jack Wilshere (@JackWilshere) July 12, 2015
— Per Mertesacker (@mertesacker) July 12, 2015
— Theo Walcott (@theowalcott) July 12, 2015
— Mikel Arteta (@m8arteta) July 12, 2015
— Mesut Özil (@MesutOzil1088) July 12, 2015
Singapore here we come! Looking forward to seeing all the fans out there. pic.twitter.com/ikRqlN5JdH
— Héctor Bellerín (@HectorBellerin) July 12, 2015