Arsene Wenger has released his team ahead of the pre-season clash with Western Sydney Wanderers and Alexandre Lacazette will get his first Arsenal start.
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Match: Western Sydney Wanderers v Arsenal
Stadium: Anz Stadium
Kick-Off (GMT): Sat 15 July 11:00
There are some big changes for Arsenal in this, the second match of pre-season. Arsene Wenger has named an all-new team with eleven change to the side which beat Sydney FC 2-0 on Thursday.
The formation remains in a 3-4-2-1 and the big story is that Alexandre Lacazette will get his first start in an Arsenal shirt, playing just behind Olivier Giroud.
Much like the last 20 minutes on Thursday, Mohamed Elneny will play as a centre-back in the middle of the back three.
Here’s how the teams line up:
- Arsenal ready a £25million bid for a ‘rising star’ of Dutch football
- Arsene Wener to return to dugout since leaving Arsenal in 2018
- Arsenal target ex-midfielder transfer after four years apart
Laurent Koscielny (c)
Subs: Mertesacker, Ozil, Walcott, Welbeck, Martinez, Kolasinac, Coquelin, Bielik, Bramall, Nelson, Nketiah, Willock
Western Sydney Wanderers
Robert Cornthwaite (c)
Subs: Riera, Tokich, Herd, Hall, Thwaite, Suman, Cimenti, Russell, Leece, Maia