Arsenal are hoping to round up their pre-season campaign with a win against Monaco in the Emirates Cup final on Wednesday.

The Gunners have won the tournament six times while Monaco’s third-place finish in 2014 is their best-ever.

Despite finishing one place below Arsenal in the 2014 Emirates Cup, Monaco defeated the Gunners 1-0 that year courtesy of a Radamel Falcao goal.

After losing their first two matches against Monaco on the European stage, Arsenal won their previous such match against them by a 2-0 margin in March 2015.

Arsenal are coming off a morale-boosting 5-3 victory against Barcelona and Monaco lost 1-0 to Genoa in their last outing.

After a scintillating 6-0 victory over Sevilla in the last edition of the tournament, Arsenal are confident of another piece of silverware.

This match is the final one as they prepare to take on treble winners Manchester City in the Community Shield on Sunday.

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What time does Arsenal vs Monaco start?

The game kicks off at 8pm Kenyan time at the Emirates Stadium.

Arsenal vs Monaco team news

Kai Havertz is the only new signing that is tipped to start here, with Declan Rice and Jurrian Timber on the bench.

The former Chelsea man will feature in the final third alongside Bukayo Saka and Gabriel Jesus.

Aaron Ramsdale will retain his starting role between the sticks.

Breel Embolo is still recovering and will miss out on this final as Wissam Ben Yedder and Kevin Volland start up front.

Swiss goalkeeper Philipp Kohn will be favored to start in goal.

Arsenal vs Monaco head to head

Monaco have a surprisingly impressive record against Arsenal and have won two out of the three matches played between the two teams, as opposed to Arsenal’s one victory.

Arsenal vs Monaco current form

Both teams have won 3 out of their last 5 games, but Monaco have lost the remaining two, compared to one defeat for the Gunners.

Arsenal vs Monaco prediction

Being a final, both teams are tipped to give it their all and at least get a goal each in the game.

Arsenal have a stellar record in the competition and are favorites to win.

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