Arsenal v Liverpool - JG Preview

Nacho Monreal in action against Liverpool

The Gunners face Liverpool in the opening game of the new Premier League season.

You can find out more about their opponents below:




Full name: Liverpool Football Club
Manager: Jurgen Klopp
Club colours: Red shirts, red shorts and red socks
Nickname: The Reds


Three facts about Liverpool:

  • Liverpool have won the Champions League/European Cup five times in their history, more than any other English club.
  • The Reds have failed to beat Arsenal in any of the last five meetings between the two sides. (Drawn - 3, Lost - 2)
  • The club’s Anfield home previously belonged to Everton Football Club, until 1891 when the Toffees moved to Goodison Park and Liverpool Football Club made Anfield their own.


Philippe Coutinho Liverpool


Star man: Philippe Coutinho

Coutinho found the net eight times last season from midfield, weighing in with five assists and making himself a crucial part of the Liverpool side in his 26 appearances last season.

Arsenal will have to have their wits about them to keep the Brazilian playmaker quiet on Sunday afternoon.