Arsenal to face Lens in pre-season

Arsenal pre-season training

Our 2016/17 pre-season schedule will begin with a friendly match in France against RC Lens.

We travel to the Stade Bollaert-Delelis in northern France on Friday, July 22, to play the Ligue 2 side, with a 8pm local time kick-off.

There will be an allocation of tickets available to Arsenal supporters for the RC Lens friendly, which are on sale now.

We then head to the United States for matches against the MLS All-Stars in San Jose on Thursday, July 28 and Chivas Guadalajara in Los Angeles on Sunday, July 31.

That’s followed by a trip to Scandinavia to play Viking FK on Friday, August 5, at the Viking Stadion in Stavanger, Norway. The match will be our first in Norway since a Champions League tie with Rosenborg in 2004/05.

Our pre-season build-up ends with a game against Manchester City on Sunday, August 7 at the 44,000 capacity Ullevi stadium in Gothenburg.

Full ticket details for the RC Lens friendly, together with all our other pre-season matches can be found here.

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