Arsenal have announced opponents to feature in this year’s Emirates Cup, an annual club pre-season friendly hosted annually by the Gunners at the Emirates Stadium.

This summer’s edition, will feature hosts Arsenal, Portuguese champions Benfica, Europa League winners in 2014, 2015 and 2016, Sevilla; and RB Leipzig, who have been hugely impressive during their first season in the Bundesliga.

This will be the ninth staging of the Emirates Cup, which has been a regular in the club’s pre-season schedule since moving to Emirates Stadium and the 2017 tourney will be held on Saturday, July 29 and Sunday, July 30.

As with the previous Emirates Cup tournaments, Arsenal fans will enjoy two matches each on both Saturday and Sunday, with one ticket giving access to both matches on a particular day.

Emirates Cup 2017 match schedule:

Saturday, July 29, 2017

RB Leipzig v Sevilla FC – 2pm kick off

Arsenal v SL Benfica – 4.20pm kick off

Sunday, July 30, 2017

RB Leipzig v SL Benfica – 2pm kick off

Arsenal v Sevilla FC – 4.20pm kick off.

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