Fulham will be hosting Arsenal in the first game of the 2020/21 English Premier League season on Saturday, 12th September, 2020.
It will be Mikel Arteta’s first full season in charge of the Gunners and fans and followers of the North London club are full of optimism that the season will be good for their team.
Naija News reports Arteta was appointed in December 2019 to replace Unai Emery and has during his short spell in charge, already won two trophies for the club.
First, he led his team and club to a 2-1 win over Chelsea in the 2020 FA Cup final and also defeated Liverpool to lift the Community Shield last month.
On Thursday, Arsenal announced a change in the job title of Mikel Arteta. According to the Gunners in a club statement on Thursday, Arteta’s job title has changed from head coach to first-team manager.
As Arteta leads his players against Fulham for the first game of the new season, below is the confirmed Arsenal team list for the fixture as released on the club’s official Twitter handle on Saturday morning.
Arsenal XI: Leno; Holding, Gabriel, Tierney; Bellerín, Elneny, Xhaka, Maitland-Niles; Willian, Aubameyang, Lacazette.
The game kicks off by 12:30pm.
📋 Team news for our first @PremierLeague game of the season…
— Arsenal (@Arsenal) September 12, 2020