Barcelona vs Arsenal lineups: Confirmed team news and predicted XIs for Joan Gamper Trophy

Barcelona vs Arsenal lineups: Confirmed team news and predicted XIs for Joan Gamper Trophy
Arsenal visit Camp Nou to face Barcelona for the Joan Gamper Trophy with club-record signing Nicolas Pepe in tow.

Pepe completed a £72million transfer from Lille on Th, 

however is unlikely to begin for Unai Emery’s aspect these days as he bids to urge up to hurry for the new season.

With emery not in need of assaultive choices, the 24-year-old winger is a lot of probably to feature 

within the Gunners’ Premier League 2019 opener at Newcastle on eleven August

Alexandre Lacazette may perhaps feature having trained at London Colney on Th once suffering a sprained ankle within the defeat by former club Lyons.

Lucas Torreira and Mohamed Elneny are back once their several international exertions, 

whereas Real capital of Spain loanee Dani Ceballos ought to be named within the beginning lineup having been omitted from the squad to face Angers.

Laurent Koscielny’s stand-off with Arsenal continues, whereas Hector Bellerin,  Rob Holding, Konstantinos Mavropanos and Emile Smith Rowe area unit still sidelined.

It remains to be seen if Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac can come once the combine uncomprehensible the matches against Lyons and Angers having been targeted in an tried car-jacking last week.

As for Barcelona, Luis Suarez is back in coaching however Lionel Messi has nonetheless to come from his post-Copa America break.

Gerard Pique has additionally resumed coaching once missing the convince Vissel Kobe.

Malcom, meanwhile, has cosmopolitan to Russia to complete formalities earlier than his move to Zenit St petersburg.

Line Up

Barcelona XI: Ter Stegen, Semedo, Pique, Umtiti, Alba, Roberto, Busquets, Rakitic, Dembele, Griezmann, Suarez

Arsenal XI: Leno, Maitland-Niles, Sokratis, Chambers, Monreal, Guendouzi, Xhaka, Ceballos, Mkhitaryan, Aubameyang, Nketiah

Source: Reuters

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