Arsenal to play Real Madrid, Bayern Munich

Arsenal have announced they will face Real Madrid and Bayern Munich, during their pre-season tour across America this summer.

The Gunners will also lock horns with Roma in the International Champions Cup in July.

Unai Emery’s men will kick off their preparations ahead of the new season, with a game against Bayern Munich in Los Angeles on July 17.

Arsenal will then travel to North Carolina, to face Roma at the 75,000 capacity Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte on July 20.

And three days later, the Gunners will play Real Madrid at the FedExField in Washington DC.

Gunners managing director, Vinai Venkatesham, said: “Everyone here at Arsenal is looking forward to taking part in the International Champions Cup again this summer.

“Our ICC matches in the United States in July will provide the team with a high level of preparation going into the 2019/20 season, and also give us the opportunity to play live in front of our many supporters across this great country.

“We are playing against three of Europe’s strongest and most high-profile club sides in magnificent stadiums, which will provide some very exciting matches ahead of our new season.”