Iwobi, Akpom In Arsenal Squad For MLS All-Star Friendly

Nigerian duo of Alex Iwobi and Chuba Akpom were included in Arsenal's preliminary squad ahead of their pre-season friendly against Major League Soccer (MLS) All-Star team next Thursday.

According to espnfc.com, MLS announced the Gunners' team on Friday night ahead of the game billed for San Jose, California.

Both players were in action for Arsenal in their first pre-season friendly against RC Lens which ended 1-1.

Other players listed for the game include Petr Cech, Per Mertesacker, Santi Cazorla, Jack Wilshere, Granit Xhaka and Theo Walcott.

The squad is subject to change but is expected to be the same one that faces Chivas in Los Angeles on July 31.

The full Arsenal team:

Goalkeepers: Petr Cech, David Ospina, Emiliano Martinez

Defenders: Hector Bellerin, Krystian Bielik, Calum Chambers, Mathieu Debuchy, Gabriel, Kieran Gibbs, Rob Holding, Per Mertesacker, Nacho Monreal

Midfielders: Santi Cazorla, Francis Coquelin, Mohamed Elneny, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Jeff Reine-Adelaide, Chris Willock, Jack Wilshere, Granit Xhaka, Gedion Zelalem

Forwards: Chuba Akpom, Joel Campbell, Alex Iwobi, Theo Walcott

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