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Arsenal’s pre-season marketing campaign begins with a whimper after debutant Arthur Okonkwo’s blunder and Eddie Nketiah’s sitter in Hibernian defeat as Aston Villa goal Emile Smith Rowe hits comfort


Is anybody else wanting ahead to Arsenal’s Amazon documentary? One factor is for sure it gained’t be in need of drama.

It was one other season to neglect for the Gunners in 2020/21, with Mikel Arteta’s males ending in a disappointing eighth place within the Premier League.

This was exactly the start Mikel Arteta didn’t want his side to make

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This was precisely the beginning Mikel Arteta didn’t need his aspect to make

However with the brand new season only a month away, attentions flip in direction of a optimistic new period, proper? Simply in time for the brand new cameras to seize a glimpse?

Properly, judging by their first pre-season show it’s going to be an extended outdated season.

Inside 5 minutes, Eddie Nketiah had the objective at his mercy after he was the beneficiary of some woeful Hibertian defending.

However the 22-year-old by some means fluffed his traces from shut vary when one-on-one with the goalkeeper, inserting his effort the unsuitable aspect of the publish.

Nketiah all the time in the world to pick his spot

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Nketiah on a regular basis on this planet to select his spot

But could only direct his shot wide of goal

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However may solely direct his shot broad of objective

Issues didn’t get any higher for the guests with the hosts taking the lead after a blunder from younger keeper Arthur Okonkwo on his Gunners debut.

Okonko utterly fluffed his traces following Sead Kolasinac’s backpass, with Martin Boyle taking full benefit to faucet into an empty objective.

Hibernian capitalised on extra poor Arsenal defending to double their lead via Daniel McKay’s header on 69 minutes.

Okonkwo had a shaky evening on his Arsenal debut

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Okonkwo had a shaky night on his Arsenal debut

Will Smith Rowe still be an Arsenal player come the start of the new season?

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Will Smith Rowe nonetheless be an Arsenal participant come the beginning of the brand new season?

Arsenal’s report signing Nicolas Pepe had a late penalty saved earlier than substitute Emile Smith Rowe, who is needed by Aston Villa, grabbed a comfort after turning dwelling Hector Bellerin’s cross.

Subsequent up for the Gunners on their Scottish mini-tour? A visit to Steven Gerrard’s Rangers.

Roll on ‘All or Nothing’ we are saying…





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