Arsenal to face Inter Milan in Florida Cup preseason tournament
Arsenal will travel to the United States this summer for a friendly pre-season tournament in Orlando.
The Gunners have announced that they will face Serie A champions Inter Milan on July 25 in the Florida Cup, with Premier League team Everton and Colombian team Millonarios also involved in the competition.
The week-long training camp in Florida will begin on July 21 and end on July 28, with games against Hibernian and the Rangers scheduled for July 13 and 17.
football.london Also understands that an Emirates Cup is scheduled to be held before the new season, although no confirmation of participants and dates has yet been revealed.
Where will the matches be played?
The matches will be played at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, which is home to several US college teams and is also a candidate to host matches at the 2026 World Cup.
What was said?
Mikel Arteta, said: “We are very happy to see our pre-season plans accelerate with the announcement of our trip to the United States to compete in the Florida Cup. It will be great for our first team to play two games in front of our US based fans and the tournament features three good teams that will offer strong opposition. The training facilities and game days in Orlando will provide a first-class environment for our preparations for next season. “
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Technical Director Edu added, “The Florida Cup games, as well as the Orlando training camp, will provide Mikel and the team with an excellent level of preparation as we focus on next season. This is in addition to our previously announced matches and training preparations in Scotland. We look forward to confirming further plans for our preseason very soon. “