Full Arsenal Squad Revealed For Pre-season Tie Vs Rangers As Pepe Send Message To Gunners Fans

Rangers Vs Arsenal

Mikel Arteta & co. trip to the south side of the River Clyde in the Ibrox area of Glasgow, Scotland to take on Rangers in the pre-season friendlies matches at Ibrox Park.

The Gunners head into the game aiming of bounce back, after ended their opening pre-season friendlies match in defeat early of the week, despite stars like Aubameyang, Pepe, Lacazette and Thomas Partey featuring in this particular occasions.

After a series of training session in London Colney, Mikel Arteta’s squad travelled to Scotland and begin their pre-season friendly camping, against Scottish giants Hibernian on Tuesday evening.

But unfortunately they end up with defeat as an error from goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo allowed Martin Boyle to score and Daniel Mackay made it 2-0, before Smith Rowe pulled one back.

Nicolas Pepe missed penalty while Eddie Nketiah missed one-on-one golden chance before Thomas Partey brilliant free-kick hit the bar.

And after a series of training session following defeat against Hibernian, Mikel Arteta will be hoping to see an improvement from the last outing this weekend.

The Gunners will take on the newly-crowned Scottish Premiership champions, Rangers, who led by former Liverpool talisman Steven Gerrard.

The Liverpool Icon guided the Scottish giants to lifted their first top division title since 2011, breaking a nine-year monopoly held by Celtic.

Ahead of this afternoon pre-season friendlies matches between Ranger and Arsenal at Ibrox Park, which is kick-off at 2pm, here at the available Gunners squad.

Full Arsenal squad available to face Hibernian:

Goalkeepers: Arthur Okonkwo, Tom Smith, James Hillson,

Defenders: Kieran Tierney, Hector Bellerin, Cedric Soares, Rob Holding, Sead Kolasinac, Pablo Mari, Calum Chambers, Omar Rekik, Harry Clarke, Nuno Tavares.

Midfielders: Willian, Nicolas Pepe, Reiss Nelson, Thomas Partey, Mohamed Elneny, Emile Smith-Rowe, Jack Henry-Francis, Omari Hutchinson, Joe Willock.

Strikers: Alexandre Lacazette, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Eddie Nketiah & Folarin Balogun.

Nicolas Pepe, meanwhile, full focus on Rangers clash after missed spot-kick in Tuesday’s defeat to Hibernian.

The Ivorian, who end last campaign in fabulous form, delivered a series of threatening to Hibernian defensive unit but failed to converted a spot-kick after fouls inside the box.

His penalty missed caused Gunners defeat but now full focus on next match, by showcasing a wide array of impressive finishing techniques at Edinburgh in Scotland in recent days.

Nuno Tavares, who joined the London club from Benfica expected to make his debut after failed to feature against Hibernian due to paperwork issue.

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