Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi and his Arsenal teammates are scheduled to entertain their teeming fans in china come july 19 in a friendly with bundesliga side Bayern Munich.
Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis said of the Bayern match: “It will be very special for our Chinese fans to see a game of this stature.
“We have a fantastic following in China and the two games we are playing there this summer will be an exciting part of our build up for the new season.”
Bayern triumphed 10-2 over two legs against Arsenal inthe Champions League last 16, and they will meet again in Shanghai as part of the International Champions Cup.
The Gunners will face Chelsea at the Bird’s Nest Stadium in Beijing three days later, though that match will not form part of the ICC.
The Chinese section of the ICC begins in Guangzhou with AC Milan taking on Borussia Dortmund on July 18.
Three days after taking on Arsenal, Bayern will face Milan in Shenzhen before the competition concludes with Vincenzo Montella’s side taking on arch-rivals Inter in Nanjing on July 24.
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