Sport: Arsenal vs Sevilla - pre-season: Live score, team news and updates

Arteta welcomes Zinchenko: 'He's exceptional'

  Arteta welcomes Zinchenko: 'He's exceptional' Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has described Oleksandr Zinchenko as an "exceptional footballer" ahead of his £32m move from Manchester City. Speaking after a 3-1 win over Orlando City during the Gunners' pre-season tour in the USA, Arteta said: "As you've seen, he is here [in Orlando]. There are still a few formalities to get everything completed but we're really happy to have him. © Getty "I know the player really well, he's an exceptional footballer and he is someone that is going to bring us another competitive edge to that dressing room.

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1 min: KICK-OFF!

12:40, Sportsmail Reporter

Arsenal get us under way. Emirates Cup glory awaits...

Tribute to Terry Neill

12:40,

Before we kick-off, we celebrate the life of former Arsenal player and manager Terry Neill with a minutes applause.

The Gunners legend sadly passed away earlier this week at the age of 80.

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The teams are out

12:35,

Martin Odegaard leads Arsenal out and we are nearly ready to go at the Emirates Stadium.

Arsenal confirm Martin Odegaard as new club captain

12:24,

Arsenal have announced midfielder Martin Odegaard will be the club's new captain.

Arsenal transfer rumours: Gunners offer Saka a new long-term deal

  Arsenal transfer rumours: Gunners offer Saka a new long-term deal All the latest Arsenal transfer news, rumours and gossip in the 2022 summer window. Arsenal sign Zinchenko from Man City in £32m dealArsenal have confirmed the signing of Oleksandr Zinchenko from Manchester City in a £32m deal. The Gunners have paid £30m up front with £2m in add-ons with the Ukraine international signing a long-term contract at The Emirates.

Alexandre Lacazette was given the armband on a temporary basis last season after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was stripped of the role.

The Frenchman has now left and after having led the team out on a few occasions last season, Odegaard will now permanently be the Gunners' skipper in 2022-23.

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Gunners firing on all cylinders

12:20,

Arsenal's impressive form in pre-season and activity in the transfer market have seen many pundits tip them to finish in the top four this season.

Sportsmail's DANIEL MATTHEWS interviewed technical director Edu in Orlando to find out how he has transformed the Gunners' fortunes.

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Meanwhile in Oslo...

12:10,

The team news is in for Manchester United's friendly against Atletico Madrid.

Tuchel questions Chelsea 'commitment' in Arsenal hammering

  Tuchel questions Chelsea 'commitment' in Arsenal hammering A furious Thomas Tuchel questioned his Chelsea side's commitment "physically and mentally" after they were hammered 4-0 by Arsenal. First-half goals from Gabriel Jesus and Martin Odegaard put the Gunners in complete control at the Camping World Stadium in Orlando before Bukayo Saka tapped in during the second period and Albert Sambi Lokonga rubbed salt into the wounds with an injury-time header.

The only new signing in United's side is Tyrell Malacia, but Christian Eriksen and Lisandro Martinez are on the bench.

Tournament pedigree

12:05,

This is the 11th edition of the Emirates Cup but the first since 2019. It is also the first time that it is a one-off game between just two clubs.

Arsenal have competed in all previous tournaments and lifted the trophy on five occasions.

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Promising pre-season signs

11:51,

Arsenal's pre-season has been near perfect so far, with a 2-1 defeat behind-closed-doors against Brentford in midweek their first slip up after five consecutive victories.

A 4-0 win over Chelsea in Orlando has been by far the most impressive result. Gabriel Jesus, Martin Odegaard, Bukayo Saka and Albert Sambi Lokonga all scored as the Gunners thrashed their London rivals.

Arsenal and Sevilla pay tribute to Jose Antonio Reyes

  Arsenal and Sevilla pay tribute to Jose Antonio Reyes Reyes, who played for both clubs in a successful career that spanned over 20 years, died in a car accident in 2019 at the age of 35. In what was the first meeting meeting between the sides since the incident, there was a minute's applause for Reyes just before kick-off, with a picture of him also shown on the big screens.

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TEAM NEWS

11:39,

Let's begin with some team news. Arsenal's line-up includes summer signings Oleksandr Zinchenko and Gabriel Jesus, who have both arrived from Manchester City.

Sevilla's team includes former Premier League stars Jesus Navas, Fernando and Erik Lamela.

GOOD MORNING!

11:36,

Welcome to Sportsmail's live coverage of Arsenal's final pre-season friendly of the summer as they take on Sevilla in the Emirates Cup at... the Emirates Stadium.

It is just six days before Mikel Arteta's side kick-off their Premier League campaign with a trip to Crystal Palace, so the Spaniard will be busy with his final preparations today. Kick-off is at 12:30pm.

We will also be bring you goal updates as Manchester United take on Atletico Madrid in a friendly in Oslo. Kick-off is 12:45pm in that one.

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