The boys take on Besiktas at the Emirates as they look to qualify for the group stage of the Champions League.
You can find out more about our opponents below:
Full name: Besiktas Jimnastik Kulubu
Manager: Slaven Bilic
Club colours: White and red shirts, black shorts, white socks
Nickname: Black Eagles
Three facts about Besiktas:
- Slaven Bilic will watch the game from the stands after being sent from the touchline in the first leg.
- The Turkish side have only won twice on English soil, losing the other four times.
- Besiktas have not started their domestic season yet but they are unbeaten in their last seven pre-season games, including a 1-0 victory over Chelsea.
Demba Ba BesiktasSTAR MAN
The former Chelsea striker left for £8 million this summer and is desperate to impress after a poor spell at the London club having only only netted 14 goals in 51 appearances. The 29-year-old nearly scored his first competitive goal for the Turkish giants straight from kick-off in the opening leg, so the Gunners need to be on their toes from the start.
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