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Arsenal FC announces preliminary traveling roster for 2016 AT&T MLS All-Star Game

Arsenal FC announces preliminary traveling roster for 2016 AT&T MLS All-Star Game

NEW YORK (July 22, 2016) – Arsenal FC today announced the preliminary list of players that will travel to the United States for the 2016 AT&T MLS All-Star Game on Thursday, July 28 at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, Calif. at 7:30 p.m. ET, live on ESPN, UniMás, TSN and RDS.

The roster is highlighted by goalkeeper Petr Cech (Czech Republic), defender Per Mertesacker (Germany), goalkeeper David Ospina (Colombia), midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (England), forward Theo Walcott (England), midfielder Jack Wilshire (England) and midfielder Gedion Zelalem (USA).

Arsenal will play a second match in the United States. On July 30, the club will play Mexican powerhouse Chivas Guadalajara at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Tickets are available at and at the StubHub Center box office.

Note: this roster is subject to change.


Player Position Nationality
Chuba AKPOM Forward England
Hector BELLERIN Defender Spain
Krystian BIELIK Defender Poland
Joel CAMPBELL Forward Costa Rica
Santi CAZORLA Midfielder Spain
Petr CECH Goalkeeper Czech Rep
Calum CHAMBERS Defender England
Francis COQUELIN Midfielder France
Mathieu DEBUCHY Defender France
Mohamed ELNENY Midfielder Egypt
GABRIEL Defender Brazil
Kieran GIBBS Defender England
Rob HOLDING Defender England
Alex IWOBI Forward England
Emiliano MARTINEZ Goalkeeper Argentina
Per MERTESACKER Defender Germany
Nacho MONREAL Defender Spain
David OSPINA Goalkeeper Colombia
Alex OXLADE-CHAMBERLAIN Midfielder England
Jeff REINE-ADELAIDE Midfielder France
Theo WALCOTT Forward England
Chris WILLOCK Midfielder England
Jack WILSHERE Midfielder England
Granit XHAKA Midfielder Switzerland
Gedion ZELALEM Midfielder USA