Arsene Wenger has named his team for Arsenal’s third match of pre-season. The Gunners take on Bayern Munich in China.
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Match: Arsenal v Bayern Munich
Stadium: Shanghai Stadium
Kick-Off (GMT): Wed 19 July 12:30
There are a number of changes from the side which beat Western Sydney Wanderers last week with Arsene Wenger electing to play a mix of youth and experience. Petr Cech starts in goals behind a back three of Per Mertesacker, Nacho Monreal and Krystian Bielik.
Francis Coquelin partners Granit Xhaka in midfield with Sead Kolasinac and Ainsley Maitland-Niles out wide.
Further forward, Mesut Özil and Alexandre Lacazette play together for the first time with the pair supporting Danny Welbeck up front.
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Subs: Martinez, Ospina, Bramall, Elneny, Giroud, Iwobi, Koscielny, Malen, Nelson, Nketiah, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ramsey, Walcott, Willock
Subs: Fruchtl, Hoffman, Götze Coman, Dorsch, Friedl, Sanches, Wintzheimer, Pantovic