Arsenal have arrived in Saitama, the final stop on their Asia Tour 2013.

After a trip on the bullet train from Nagoya, the squad took a coach to their base ahead of Friday’s game against Urawa Reds in the Saitama Cup.

As is customary on tour, an Arsenal contingent held a press conference shortly after the team’s arrival and on this occasion Arsène Wenger and Ivan Gazidis were joined by Ryo Miyaichi and Lukas Podolski.

Stay close to for quotes from the press conference. For now, take a look at our picture gallery.

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23 Jul 2013