Media Gallery: Arsenal train ahead of opening pre-season clash

Arsenal touched down in Australia on Tuesday morning ahead of their pre-season tour, which will see them play games against Sydney FC and Wester Sydney Wanderers. 

New signings Alexandre Lacazette and Sead Kolasinac were present for the first training session, the former, Arsene Wenger, confirmed would make his debut on Thursday.  

Arsenal’s new first-team coach, Jens Lehman was also present for training and was seen handing out some advice to Arsenal’s club captain and future Academy Director, Per Mertesacker. 

The Gunners will play two games in Australia before playing against Bayern Munich and Chelsea in China. 

The Gunners will be looking to make a strong impression on their pre-season, especially against Chelsea and Bayern Munich. Wenger took a strong squad out to Asia and Australasia but has not finished his business just yet, with rumours heavily linking Arsenal with a move for Thomas Lemar. 

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