Arsene Wenger has confirmed his team for the fourth match of pre-season as the Gunners take on Chelsea in Beijing.
Matchday: Team News – Player Ratings – Match Highlights
Match: Arsenal v Chelsea
Stadium: Beijing National Stadium
Kick-Off (GMT): Sat 22 July 12:40
While the most important part of pre-season is fitness, the Arsenal players will be itching to get one over on their opponents in Beijing as they take on Chelsea.
It’s the second of four matches between the two clubs in the space of a few months. The Gunners triumphed in the FA Cup final and after today, the London rivals will face off in the Community Shield in two weeks before a Premier League clash in September.
Arsene Wenger has named a strong team for the clash with a mixture of first-team and youth players vying to play their way into the starting lineup for the first match of the Premier League season in less than three weeks.
Here’s how the two teams line up:
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Subs: Martinez, Elneny, Giroud, Elneny, Bielik, Coquelin, Kolasinac, Koscielny, Malen, Nelson, Nketiah, Walcott, Willock, Welbeck
Gary Cahill (C)