We will play Bayern Munich in a pre-season friendly in Shanghai, China on Wednesday, July 19, 2017.

The match at the Shanghai Stadium will be part of the International Champions Cup, a multi-club pre-season group of matches in China. The match will be followed by a friendly against Chelsea on Saturday, July 22 in the Bird’s Nest Stadium, Beijing.

Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis said: “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.”

Kick-off time and ticket details will be confirmed closer to the fixture. It is intended that supporters with official Arsenal China membership will have priority access to tickets and a series of exclusive events.

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The fixtures in China will follow our pre-season matches in Australia where we meet Sydney FC (July 13) and Western Sydney Wanderers (July 15). Some tickets are still available here - click here for details

After returning from our travels, we will launch into final preparations for the Emirates Cup, which is being held on the weekend of Saturday, July 29 and Sunday, July 30. Teams for the Emirates Cup will be finalised and announced in due course.

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14 Mar 2017