Arsenal are preparing for their first pre-season friendly of the summer on Saturday, though it’s set to be mostly an u23/u18 affair.
Arsenal face Boreham Wood on Saturday at 3pm at hayfield Park.
Given the delayed finish to the 2018/19 season, as a results of the Europa League final,
the first-team are scarcely currently returning to coaching. Hence, this match can feature principally – if not entirely – academy players.
It’s additionally terribly potential the team play 2 up front, as John-Jules and Balogun have wonderful chemistry as a strike partnership.
It’s arduous to mention specifically what system new u23 boss Steve Bould can accompany on the day.
Clarke and McGuinness are each terribly capable centre-back choices,
they’re simply lacking in abundant u23 expertise, having compete principally for the u18s last season.
Midfielder Smith and goalkeeper Hein square measure solely probably to miss out on the beginning lineup for a similar reason.
They’ll sure as shooting all get an opportunity on the pitch at some stage within the ninety minutes.
Though this list is from Arsenal themselves, they add that it’s subject to alter.
It’s fascinating to examine the likes of Bukayo Saka and Emile Smith Rowe not noted, apparently in order that they will be part of the primary team in coaching instead.
Kelechi Nwakali is additionally excluded, and it remains to be seen whether or not he’ll get an opportunity
with the senior facet in pre-season, as he continues his struggle to get a piece allow.
Let’s have a glance at the players confirmed to be concerned up to now.
Current Squad List
Goalkeepers: Arthur Okonkwo, Karl Hein
Defenders: St. Dominic Thompson, Zech pastiche, Mark McGuinness, Zak actress, Harrison Clarke, Joseph Olowu, Mazeed Ogungbo
Midfielders: Matthew Smith, Robbie Burton, mount Cottrell, James Olayinka
Wingers/Forwards: Xavier Amaechi, Flo Balogun, Tyreece John-Jules, Trae Coyle, SAM timberland, Matthew Dennis, Nathan Tormey
Predicted Lineup (4-3-3)
Okonkwo; actress, Medley, Olowu, Thompson; Burton, Olayinka, Cottrell; Amaechi, John-Jules, Coyle.
How To Watch
To watch the match, you’ll either head on all the way down to meadow Park (tickets are still on the market here
at the time of writing) or follow on on TV/online with Premier Sports.
Premier Sports could be a paid channel however they’re showing all of Arsenal’s pre-season games.
FULL-TIME | The Wood 3-3 @Arsenal XI
A thoroughly entertaining spectacle at Meadow Park this afternoon with lots of positives to take away💪
New signings Tyrone Marsh, Piero Mingoia and Adam McDonnell all scoring their first goals for the club🔥