As expected, Arsenal will travel to Camp Nou to challenge Barcelona for the Joan Gamper trophy on 4 August.
The match will conclude Unai Emery’s pre-season preparations ahead of our opening game of the Premier League season away at Newcastle United on 11 August.
The Gamper Trophy has been contested annually since 1966 with Barcelona winning 41 of the 53 matches.
Manchester City (twice), Aston Villa, Ipswich Town, Nottingham Forest and Sp*rs are the only other English sides to have taken part.
FULL LIST OF ARSENAL PRE-SEASON FRIENDLIES 2019
July 6th – Boreham Wood v Arsenal
July 15th – Colorado Rapids v Arsenal
July 17th – Arsenal v Bayern Munich (International Champions Cup)
July 20th – Fiorentina v Arsenal (International Champions Cup)
July 23rd – Arsenal v Real Madrid (International Champions Cup)
July 28th – Arsenal v Lyon (Emirates Cup)
July 31st – Angers v Arsenal
August 4th – Barcelona v Arsenal (Joan Gamper Trophy)