Arsenal v Viking: Confirmed Starting Line-ups – Ozil not in squad, Walcott starts

Arsenal take on Viking in the first of their pre-season Scandinavia tour friendlies.

The Gunners will be without Mesut Ozil who has not been included in the squad. Alexis Sanchez and striker Olivier Giroud are also out.

All three players played an important role for their respective national teams in Euro 2016 and the Copa America.

Ozil reached the semi-finals of Euro 2016, while Giroud made it to the final and Sanchez won the Copa America beating Argentina in the final game.

The Gunners will have Theo Walcott and Cazorla available and both players start tonight.

The North London based outfit will take on Manchester City in their next friendly game.

Viking v Arsenal

Kick-Off: 19:30 GMT


Arsenal confirmed starting line-up: Ospina, Bielik, Gabriel, Debuchy, Gibbs, Coquelin, Elneny, Chamberlain, Cazorla, Campbell, Walcott

Subs: Cech, Martinez, Bellerin, Holding, Monreal, Zelalem, Adelaide, Iwobi, Willock, Akpom

Manager: Arsene Wenger

Viking confirmed starting line-ups: Austbø, Ryerson, Steiring, Mets, Haugen, Danielsen, Abdi, Sale, Samuel, Aasheim, Bringaker.


Manager: Kjell Jonevret