Barcelona vs Arsenal in the Joan Gamper Trophy
It’s yet to be confirmed by the clubs, but Mundo Deportivo have announced that Barcelona will take on Arsenal in the Joan Gamper Trophy.
Joan Gamper was a founding member of FC Barcelona, as well as being a former player and president.
In honour of his service to Barcelona, the Joan Gamper Trophy was launched back in 1966.
The match serves as a high-profile pre-season friendly before Barcelona restart their La Liga campaign.
Barcelona vs Arsenal: When is it?
Mundo Deportivo claim that Barcelona will face Arsenal in the Camp Nou on Sunday, August 4.
Fans will have to wait closer to the event for a precise kick-off time.
Last season’s contest between Barcelona and Boca Juniors began at 5:15 pm UK time.
Barcelona vs Arsenal: How to watch online
As detailed on Wikipedia, there are two main broadcasters for the Joan Gamper Trophy.
Those are TV3 Televisió de Catalunya and Barça TV.
However, fans should rest assured that the game will be broadcasted on a variety of legal services online.
Barcelona vs Boca Juniors: 2018 Joan Gamper Trophy
Barcelona beat Boca Juniors 3-0 in last season’s Joan Gamper Trophy.
Malcom and Leo Messi fired Barcelona into a 2-0 halftime lead.
Rafinha scored Barcelona’s third midway through the second half.
Rewatch the highlights below.
Arsenal’s pre-season schedule
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)