English Premiership

Barcelona to host Arsenal in Gamper Trophy

Lionel Messi (Getty Images)
Lionel Messi (Getty Images)

Spain - Barcelona will host Arsenal in the Joan Gamper Trophy on August 4, an annual pre-season game at Camp Nou.

The match traditionally serves as Barca's unveiling of their playing squad for the season.

It is the first time Europa League finalists Arsenal, coached by Spaniard Unai Emery, have been invited to play in the match.