Ben White has been appeared at London Colney for the first time, as he trained with his new team-mates ahead of Sunday’s showdown between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates stadium.
The 23-year-old versatile defender penning a five-year contract with the Gunners after completing a sensational £50million move from Brighton and Hove Albion on Friday afternoon.
White, then, quickly started trained alongside his new team-mates, as Mikel Arteta’s men prepared for mouthwatering encounter with their local rivals Chelsea in The Mind Series tournament which starting tomorrow at Emirates stadium.
Following their two successful behind closed doors friendly matches, with their latest one was Wednesday’s 4-1 win over news Premier League boys Watford, Mikel Arteta’s men were out on the grass at London Colney training base on Friday afternoon.
The Gunners, who started their pre-season campaign with lose and draw against Scottish side Hibernian and Rangers, defeated Championship side Millwall 4-1 before Wednesday’s victory over Watford FC.
Mikel Arteta’s squad, then, turn their attention to The Mind Series tournament, as they host local rivals Chelsea at Emirates stadium on Sunday before face Tottenham Hotspur at their play ground following week.
With Mikel Arteta’s squad put through their paces at London Colney, Granit Xhaka, who his propose switch to AS Roma failed because of materialised also involved with training alongside Albert Sambi Lokonga, Nuno Tavares, Thomas Partey, Nicolas Pepe, Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Ben White, Sambi Lokonga, alongside Alexandre Lacazette produced eye-catching performances display during Friday morning training session and there’s possiblities for White to mark his Arsenal debut against Chelsea.
Emile Smith-Rowe, Hector Bellerin, Calum Chambers, Rob Holding, Mohamed Elneny, Joe Willock, including Bernd Leno, are alsl take part as Mikel Arteta and his staff working on getting their squad back to full fitness before start of new campaign.