Wenger Confirms Ramsey, Gibbs + Zelalem Will Play On Saturday

By on July 17, 2014

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has been speaking to ArsenalTV this afternoon and gave some indication as to who will play in our pre-season opener this weekend.

We get our pre-season preparations underway when we take on Boreham Wood at Meadow Park at 3pm Saturday afternoon and the boss has confirmed all the first team players who didn’t feature at the World Cup will take part.

While the likes of Mesut Ozil, Per Mertesacker, Laurent Koscielny and Olivier Giroud, among others, are enjoying a well-earned break, several other first team regulars are back in training.

Arsene has revealed that he’ll play two entirely different teams for each half, and that Wojciech Szczesny, Aaron Ramsey, Kieran Gibbs, Nacho Monreal and Mathieu Flamini will all play some part, while the likes of Tomas Rosicky, Mikel Arteta, Carl Jenkinson and dare I say Abou Diaby are also likely to get a run out.

Jack Wilshere returned to training three days early today so I doubt we will see him, while Theo Walcott is still working his way back to fitness following a knee injury.

The boss also confirmed that several youngsters will be involved so we’ll see the likes of Gideon Zelalem, Tomas Eisfled, Ignasi Miquel and Hector Bellerin get their chance to impress.

Here what the boss had to say here:


  1. Charles Malama

    July 17, 2014 at 7:21 pm

    Thanx Mr Wenger 4 signing of Sanchez and Debuchy.

  2. Charles Malama

    July 17, 2014 at 7:22 pm

    Thanx Mr Wenger 4 signing Sanchez and Debuchy.

  3. Mahmood Chadi

    July 17, 2014 at 7:44 pm

    Pls Wenger dont let Khadira go we need him he is an experienced player with him in ur side no more attempts against ur side. Pls hurry up

  4. John micheal

    July 17, 2014 at 10:03 pm

    Mr wenger weldone u are bigining 2 do d right thing, just try 2 get us khedira. Thanx,,,,

  5. ben

    July 17, 2014 at 11:34 pm

    wat a signing debuchy is a gunner ##d2 can’ t wait to see zelalem. we need a keeper and a dm especially and probabily a striker inform of ospina khedira and remy.

  6. Diana Ekpe

    July 18, 2014 at 12:10 am

    Mr wenger weldone pls get us khedira, ospina thanks

  7. Gilbert Obure

    July 18, 2014 at 9:57 am

    what a signing!……

  8. Arul jerman

    July 18, 2014 at 11:33 am

    Well done arsene wenger.we need khedira also..

  9. kin bronzy

    July 18, 2014 at 12:27 pm

    Gud wrk done papa Wenger we nd a goalie


    July 19, 2014 at 10:25 am

    Please fellow gunrs.we don’t need khedira.he does more of attacking than defending.he made only 1.1 %tackle per game.schniderlin is the best defending mf in the recent two seasons with 1759 tackles only in last season.khedira is weak and can not manage the more physical premier league.we need schnederlin not sami!

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