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Stream Of Legends Set To Descend On The Emirates For Arsenal Charity Match

The Arsenal Foundation is set to receive a tremendous boost as the Emirates Stadium plays host to a legends game of epic proportions.

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Slated to take place on September 3, Arsenal Legends v Milan Glorie will roll back the years, according to Arsenal’s official website.

Current club boss Arsene Wenger will be reunited with ‘Invincibles’ legends such as strike duo Thierry Henry and Dennis Bergkamp, along with fan favourite wingers Robert Pires and Freddie Ljungberg.

LONDON - AUGUST 16: Robert Pires of Arsenal celebrates scoring the second goal during the FA Barclaycard Premiership match between Arsenal and Everton at Highbury on August 16, 2003 in London.
(Photo by Ben Radford/Getty Images)

Former England manager Fabio Capello will oversee the visiting Italian side (whom he won the Champions League with in 1994, which will boast those who have won everything that the game has to offer.

Paolo Maldini, Franco Baresi, Christian Vieri, Hernan Crespo and Gennaro Gattuso are due to take to the pitch for one last time.

MILAN, ITALY - MAY 13:  Gennaro Gattuso and Francesco Gattuso of AC Milan after the Serie A match between AC Milan and Novara Calcio at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on May 13, 2012 in Milan, Italy.  (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)
MILAN, ITALY – MAY 13: Gennaro Gattuso and Francesco Gattuso of AC Milan after the Serie A match between AC Milan and Novara Calcio at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on May 13, 2012 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)

Tickets for the clash (which are unsurprisingly selling out fast) can be sought via ETicketing.

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