The boys are out in Dubai for a warm-weather training camp – and you can watch their game against Al-Nasr LIVE on NewGersy Blog with commentary updates.
Arsenal will use Tuesday’s friendly with Al Nasr in Dubai to help towards their final push for the season, according to manager Unai Emery.
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The Premier League club have been in the UAE since Thursday for a warm-weather camp, and conclude their stay with the match at Al Maktoum Stadium.
The game will celebrate the official opening of the refurbished ground.
Fourth in the Premier League and chasing an Uefa Champions League spot, Arsenal resume their domestic campaign against Newcastle United on April 1.
They have the quarter-finals of the Europa League to come as well, when they take on Italy’s Napoli across two legs next month.
On Sunday, Emery and his squad were granted an audience with Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum,
Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance, who is also the long-standing president of Nasr, at his palace in Zabeel.
Speaking afterwards, Emery said the club have been enjoying their stay in Dubai thus far.
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Football fans rejoice as thirteen-time English Premier League winners Arsenal takes on Al Nasr during a friendly competition in Dubai.
The game will take place at the newly renovated Al Maktoum Stadium on 26 March.
Team News of Arsenal vs Al-Nasr
Forty-one years after the European Cup winners Liverpool touched down in Dubai to play UAE club Al Nasr in an exhibition match to inaugurate the Al Maktoum Stadium,
another top English club are set to arrive on these shores this month for the official opening of The Blues’ new stomping ground.
Thirteen-time English Premier League winners Arsenal will grace the refurbished Al Maktoum Stadium when they play Al Nasr in a friendly on March 26.
The Gunners, who are currently locked in a battle for fourth in the Premier League, are heading to Dubai for a five-day training camp during the international break and agreed to play the friendly.
Al-Nasr is a professional association football club which plays in the UAE Arabian Gulf League.
Founded in 1945, it is considered the UAE’s first and oldest club comprising predominantly Emirati players.
Arsenal is a professional football club based in London, England.
They have the third highest number of wins in the League Championships in English football and hold the highest number of Football Association (FA) Cup trophies.
During the five-day trip to Dubai, the squad will visit the Rashid Paediatric Centre and the palace of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance.
We’ve played Al Nasr once before, back in November 1976. Malcolm Macdonald, John Matthews and John Radford were on target in a 3-1 victory.
Arsenal vs Al-Nasr
Date: 26 March 2019
Venue: Al Maktoum Stadium
Time: Kickoff at 5:30pm