Unlike usual, this games being played under Friday night lights which has sparked up some debate, but hey, at least we're in action first. The Gunners boss signed a new contract in the summer despite growing unrest amongst the club's supporters about their lack of progress in the Premier League.
The Premier League finally returns to be the cynosure of the footballing world, and what better way than to begin the proceedings with a mouth-watering tie: Arsenal Vs Leicester City. Known as the "Bosnian Hulk" Sead Kolasinac's free signing is a bargain given his robust physique and traits of a modern full-back.
Jose Mourinho has told his players they must all take responsibility for solving Manchester United's goalscoring problem, while adding that a Premier League title was a more realistic target this season.
Wenger has been handed a major boost as Ozil is in contention after recovering from an ankle injury that kept him out of the Community Shield last weekend.
Like Chelsea and Manchester City, the north-London club boast of many youngsters and are still figuring out whom to off-load from the reserve team. Gunners are ready to face Leicester City in the opening game on Friday evening.
After going into last season as defending champion, only for a close shave with relegation to cost manager Claudio Ranieri his job, Leicester is targeting stability under Craig Shakespeare.
Arsenal will be down in the fire power as forward Alexis Sanchez is sitting out with an abdominal injury.
But 20-year-old Nigeria starlet Iheanacho, signed from Manchester City last week, has been passed fit after sustaining a knock in a friendly against Borussia Monchengladbach.
"Our players got a decent number of minutes of competition, the preparation of the squad looks good, then it's to transform the quality of the preparation into points". "He's young and will only get better".