We will face Irish side Dundalk, Rapid Vienna and Molde in this season’s Europa League group stages.
We were drawn in Group B, avoiding some of the big guns such as AC Milan, Sparta Prague, Benfica and Tottenham to name but three.
The first three group games will take place on successive Thursdays from the 22nd of October, schedule below (subject to change):
Rapid Vienna v Arsenal – Thursday, October 22, Kick-off: 5.55pm
Arsenal v Dundalk – Thursday, October 29, Kick-off: 8pm
Arsenal v Molde – Thursday, November 5, Kick-off: 8pm
Molde v Arsenal – Thursday, November 26, Kick-off: 5.55pm
Arsenal v Rapid Vienna, Thursday, December 3, Kick-off: 8pm
Dundalk v Arsenal – Thursday, December 10, Kick-off: 5.55pm
You may remember we qualified for the premium European Cup competition by winning last season’s FA Cup.
Group A: Roma, Young Boys, Cluj, CSKA Sofia
Group B: Arsenal, Rapid Vienna, Molde, Dundalk
Group C: Bayer Leverkusen, Slavia Prague, Hapoel Beer-Sheva, Nice
Group D: Benfica, Standard Liege, Rangers, Lech Poznan
Group E: PSV Eindhoven, Paok Thessaloniki, Granada, Omonia
Group F: Napoli, Real Sociedad, AZ Alkmaar, Rijeka
Group G: Braga, Leicester, AEK Athens, Zorya Luhansk
Group H: Celtic, Sparta Prague, AC Milan, Lille
Group I: Villarreal, Qarabag, Maccabi Tel-Aviv, Sivasspor
Group J: The English 1961 League Champions, Ludogorets, ASK Linz, Royal Antwerp
Group K: CSKA Moscow, Dinamo Zagreb, Feyenoord, Wolfsberg
Group L: Gent, Red Star Belgrade, Hoffenheim, Slovan Liberec