Arsenal have included Nigerian-born James Olayinka in their team for the friendly match against Ligue1 side, Anvers on Wednesday, according to all nigeria soccer.
Olayinka could be the main Nigerian player to highlight in the remainder of Arsenal pre-season coordinates before the beginning of the 2019-2020 crusade.
The 18-year-old was a piece of the 20-man heading out gathering to France for Wednesday night’s amicable against Ligue 1 group Angers SCO at Stade Raymond Kopa.
Bukayo Saka and goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo have not been called up by Unai Emery while Alex Iwobi has not yet announced for obligation in light of his inclusion with the Super Eagles at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Almost certainly, Olayinka will make his expert presentation for the Gunners in the new season as he has been preparing with the primary group all through pre-season.
The focal midfielder will be valuable to director Unai Emery in Europa League and League Cup coordinates in the up and coming season.
Arsenal stockpile will play Barcelona in their keep going pre-season game on Sunday, August 4, preceding they take on Newcastle United in their first round of the Premier League.