Arsenal 0 Monaco 0 LIVE SCORE: Rice makes home debut while Martinelli replaces Saka in Emirates Cup tie – stream updates | The Sun

ARSENAL conclude their pre-season schedule with a mouthwatering Emirates Cup clash against AS Monaco – and Declan Rice is officially making his home debut!

Mikel Arteta will be desperate for his men to put on a good performance as the Community Shield encounter against Manchester City is fast approaching.

And the Gunners boss will be encouraged after seeing his side run out 5-3 winners against Barcelona at the SoFi Stadium.

  • Kick-off time: 6pm BST
  • Live stream:
  • Arsenal XI: Ramsdale; Timber, Saliba, Kiwior, Tomiyasu; Partey, Rice, Smith Rowe; Vieira, Martinelli, Nketiah
  • Monaco XI: Kohn; Vanderson, Matsima, Maripan, Henrique; Magassa, Camara; Seghir, Fofana, Golovin; Ben Yedder


Follow ALL the action from the Emirates Stadium with our live blog below…

  • By Emillia Hawkins

    2. Arsenal 0-0 Monaco

    Timber has swapped positions with Tomiyasu and is now playing as a left-back.

    The Gunners are pressing well so far.

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    Kick Off

    We're underway at the Emirates Stadium!

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    Rice and Timber receive a warm welcome

    New boys Declan Rice and Jurrien Timber have just received a huge round of applause from the Arsenal fans!

    Both players are just taking in the atmosphere at their new home.

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    Countdown to Kick Off

    The teams are out.

    Kick Off is just a few minutes away!

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    How Arsenal line up

    Here's a reminder of how the Gunners line up this evening.

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    Balogun not in squad

    Folarin Balogun has not been named in the Arsenal squad this evening.

    The striker is currently being linked with a move away from the Emirates Stadium, with West Ham and Inter Milan said to be interested.

    Mikel Arteta revealed last week that he was nursing a foot injury.

    Credit: Getty
  • By Emillia Hawkins

    Rice makes Emirates debut

    Arsenal's record signing Declan Rice will make his first appearance at the Emirates Stadium as a Gunner today.

    The £105million midfielder missed last week's match against Barcelona as a precaution, but he is now back in action.

    Credit: Getty
  • By Emillia Hawkins

    Jesus OUT with knee injury

    Gabriel Jesus has not been named in today's squad due to a knee injury.

    Arsenal say he is being assessed.

    Credit: Getty
  • By Emillia Hawkins

    Monaco starting line-up

    Philipp Kohn starts in goal with Vanderson, Soungoutou Magassa, Guillermo Maripan, Chrislain Matsima and Caio Henrique in defence.

    Mohamed Camara, Youssouf Fofana and Eliesse Ben Seghir start in midfield with Aleksandr Golovin further forward.

    Wissam Ben Yedder leads the line.

    Credit: Twitter / @AS_Monaco
  • By Emillia Hawkins

    Arsenal substitutes

    Matt Turner, Karl Hein, Ben White, Kieran Tierney, Gabriel Magalhaes, Rob Holding, Jorginho, Kai Havertz, Martin Odegaard, Bukayo Saka, Marquinhos, Leandro Trossard.

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  • By Emillia Hawkins

    Arsenal starting line-up

    Aaron Ramsdale starts in goal with Jurrien Timber, William Saliba, Jakub Kiwior and Takehiro Tomiyasu in defence.

    New signing Declan Rice partners Thomas Partey in midfield along with Emile Smith Rowe.

    Fabio Vieira, Gabriel Martinelli and Eddie Nketiah form the front three.

    Credit: Twitter / @ Arsenal
  • By Emillia Hawkins

    What happened at last year’s Emirates Cup?

    Arsenal completely dominated last year’s game and won 6-0 against Sevilla.

    Gabriel Jesus marked his home debut with a hat-trick, while Bukayo Saka and Eddie Nketiah also got on the scoresheet.

    Credit: Getty
  • By Emillia Hawkins

    Monaco team news

    Breel Embolo – who struggled with a knee injury for the majority of last season – is expected to miss out.

    Monaco are also expected to be without centre-back Axel Disasi, who is on the verge of a move to Chelsea.

  • By Emillia Hawkins

    Arsenal team news

    Gabriel Jesus has reportedly been ruled out of today’s game due to a knee injury.

    Folarin Balogun is not expected to be named in the squad amid ongoing transfer talks.

    Reiss Nelson, Oleksandr Zinchenko, and Mohamed Elneny are also set to miss out.

  • By Emillia Hawkins

    Welcome to Arsenal vs Monaco

    Good evening and welcome to SunSport’s coverage of the Emirates Cup.

    Arsenal return to their North London home to face Monaco in their final pre-season match before Sunday’s highly-anticipated Community Shield.

    The Gunners have enjoyed a successful pre-season, winning two games, drawing one and losing one to Premier League rivals Manchester United.

    But now they are back in England and back at the Emirates Stadium for final preparations ahead of the 2023-24 campaign.

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