Photos Arsenal stars practice KUNG-FU in China ahead of new season

Arsenal are in China for two pre-season fixtures against Bayern Munich and Chelsea

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After going through a gruelling pre-season training session in China, Arsenal's players have taken to the streets of Shanghai to meet fans and immerse themselves in local culture.

play Arsenal are in China for two pre-season fixtures against Bayern Munich and Chelsea

Arsene Wenger's side went through their paces in the heat at the Yuanshen stadium on Monday before trio Olivier Giroud, Laurent Koscielny and Mohamed Elneny visited a tea ceremony.

Meanwhile, Mesut Ozil, Alexandre Lacazette and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain attended an Arsenal fan party at a hotel, where the FA Cup was on show following their tournament triumph last season. They beat Chelsea 2-1 at Wembley.

play Alexandre Lacazette, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Mesut Ozil visited a fan party

They were joined by Nacho Monreal, Emiliano Martinez and Francis Coquelin and they all presented a squad picture as a gift before meeting some supporters.

Giroud, Koscielny and Elneny also came bearing gifts to their tea party - handing their hosts a Gunners shirt signed by the squad.

play Laurent Koscielny, Mohamed Elneny and Olivier Giroud went to a tea ceremony in Shanghai


Arsenal's pre-season started in Australia, where they recorded a 2-0 win over Sydney and a 3-1 victory over Western Sydney Warriors.

Their first match in China is on Wednesday when they play Bayern Munich at the Shanghai Stadium.

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