This will be epic! The MLS has gathered together some of its best players to play in an All-Star lineup against Premier League giants Arsenal in a soccer friendly game on July 28 at 7:30pm EST. It’s going to be an exhibition of ‘football’ you won’t want to miss, so click here to watch the live stream with us!
Now, Arsenal fans have been left disgruntled by their team’s inability to add to their roster during the preseason break. After acquiring the services of tough Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka for $46 million, they’ve added two players that are earmarked for the future in Rob Holding, 20, and Takuma Asano, 21. They’ve crying out for a new striker, but have yet to find what they need in the transfer market.
The Gunners have also been stung by an injury crisis in central defense, with first team defenders Per Mertesacker, Gabriel and Laurent Koscielny all missing from this US tour, with Per and Laurent expected to miss the start of the season.
That’s exactly why the MLS All-Stars will go at Arsenal from the start, and you can’t help but think some of these more experiences pros like Kaka, David Villa and Didier Drogba will want to show their more expensively assembled counterparts that the MLS CAN compete with the Premier League.
It’s going to make for a very intriguing game, and very competitive too. There will definitely be some scores to settle on the pitch, the All-Stars won’t give up this game easy and Arsenal will want to show they’re ready for the fight with their Premier League season kicking off on Aug. 13 when they open against Liverpool.
HollywoodLifers, are you looking forward to the MLS All-Stars versus Arsenal match? Who will win? Can Arsenal win the Premier League this year? Tell us below!