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Arsenal name big squad for the ‘Youth Champions League’

Arsenal Announce NextGen Squad by AH

Arsenal have announced their 32 man squad, that will take place in this season’s NextGen Competition, which is the new Europe-wide competition for Under 19’s, which by rights Arsenal should do very well in considering the wealth of young talent at our disposal!

Barnet v Arsenal – “The most important thing is no injuries”

Arsenal begin their pre-season campaign away at Barnet tomorrow in their regular July meeting at Underhill, and the Barnet coach Mark Stimson believes that it could be a close game, but the most important thing is that neither side sustain any injuries ahead of the new season.

Wenger – Barnet gave us a good run

In an interview with Arsenal.com, Arsene Wenger was pleased with the first game of pre-season, and was more than happy with the performances from the players that he had available. He said: “Yes, some good performances, we had 14 players at home but it was still a good game. Barnet gave us a good run out and for the first game it was quite good.

Arsenal squad v Barnet released

The Arsenal website has released the full list of 21 players that could line-up against Barnet today.
Thomas Vermaelen is fully expected to make his Arsenal debut, and Tomas Rosicky is looking forward to his first turn-out for the Gunners in 18 months. There are not as many first team players as was first expected, it was originally hoped that Eduardo Da Silva was also going to be available but his name has not appeared.

Eduardo, Rosicky, Vermaelen and Senderos all available for Barnet game

Arsenal’s first pre-season warm-up will be this Saturday away at Barnet, and there are quite a few first team regulars back in training. Everyone’s eyes will be on the team (to be announced on Friday) but the possible first team players will include Eduardo and Rosicky who are returning from injury, Phillipe Senderos, who is back from six months with AC Milan, and the only new signing of the summer (so far!) Thomas Vermaelen.