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Club announcement

Angers pre-season game confirmed

Arsenal celebrate

We will play French side, SCO Angers, at the Stade Raymond Kopa on July 31 (kick-off: 7.30pm local time).

Angers finished 13th in Ligue 1 last season with our former midfielder Jeff Reine-Adelaide playing 35 games and scoring three goals.

The match in France follows the Emirates Cup match against Lyon on Sunday, July 28.

Ticket information will be available in due course.

Club announcement

VBET joins as official partner

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We are delighted to welcome VBET to the club as our official betting and gaming partner.

The partnership, which will run until 2022, will see VBET bring Arsenal supporters closer to the action through their exciting content and exclusive offers.

Fronted by Arsenal legend and VBET ambassador Ray Parlour, the global betting brand will utilise access to the first-team squad to create a bespoke content series for supporters to enjoy.

VBET will also become the official presenting partner of The Breakdown, which sees former Gunner Adrian Clarke provide supporters with a deeper tactical and statistical analysis of games.

Licensed around the world, VBET is run and operated by BetConstruct, who are global leaders and innovators in the supply of gaming software.

Our commercial director, Peter Silverstone, said: “We are delighted to welcome VBET into our family of official partners. Innovation is a key part of what drives us at Arsenal, so we are excited to partner with such a forward-thinking, global brand.

“We look forward to working with them to create unrivalled content and provide exclusive offers that we know our supporters will enjoy.”

VBET founder and CEO, Vigen Badalyan, said: “Everyone at VBET is delighted to be Arsenal's global betting partner for the next three years. By building our own software and doing everything in-house we can offer supporters an innovative, easy and safe experience that has responsible gambling at the heart of the brand. We look forward to engaging with passionate Arsenal fans around the world.

“We're great admirers of Arsenal’s tradition and this partnership is a key part of our long-term strategy. VBET will bring the next generation of gaming direct to the Arsenal fans with great products and exciting promotions. We are thrilled to be a part of the next chapter in Arsenal’s long and storied history."