Viking FK v Arsenal - JG Preview

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The Gunners face Viking FK in the first of two pre-season friendlies in Scandinavia.

You can find out more about their opponents below:

Full name: Viking Fotballklubb
Manager: Kjell Jonevret
Club colours: Blue shirts, white shorts, blue socks
Nickname: De Morkebla (The Dark Blues)

Three facts about the Viking FK:

  • Viking have won the Norwegian league title on eight occasions, most recently in 1991.
  • The Norwegian side play at the Viking Stadion in Stavanger, which can play host to 16,300 spectators.
  • Viking finished 5th in the Norwegian top flight last season, missing out on Europa League qualification by just two points.

Star man: Andre Danielsen

Danielsen is the captain of Viking FK and at the age of 31 has represented the club on over 255 occasions since making his debut for the first team in 2003.