Chelsea and Arsenal are one of the biggest clubs in the premier league. The Gunners will face Chelsea in a pre-season friendly match tomorrow.
Arsenal aim to finish top four in the premier league next season inorder to qualify for the UEFA Champions league. Thomas Tuchel plan on helping the Blues lift the premier league title next season.
Chelsea have already signed two players to their squad this summer. Kalidou Koulibaly and Raheem Sterling are the two players who have joined Chelsea. However, Chelsea are still interested in signing some players this summer as they prepare ahead of next season challenge.
Tuchel wants to strengthen Chelsea’s defence and they have identified Sevilla defender Jules Kounde as their transfer target. Chelsea are in advanced negotiations with the player and the club but they face tough competition from Barcelona who are also keen on signing the 23 year old defender.
Chelsea lost Raphinha to Barcelona and the Blues are now competing with the Catalan club for the signature of Kounde.
Arsenal have signed more than four players to their squad this summer and their most recent signing is Oleksandr Zinchenko who joined the Gunners from Manchester City for a fee of £30 million.
Here is the combined starting lineup of Arsenal and Chelsea players as they prepare for their pre-season friendly match.
Raheem Sterling, Gabriel Jesus and Saka see the attackers while Mateo Kovacic, N’golo Kante and Odegaard are the midfielders. Ben Chillwell, Gabriel Magalheas, Koulibaly and Reece James are the defenders. Edouard Mendy will take the Goalkeeper spot.