A friendly in all but name, the Gunners will get valuable minutes under their belt in the first of three friendlies preparing for the end of the World Cup break.
First up on their warm-weather training camp in Dubai is French club Lyon.
Date, kick-off time and venue
Arsenal vs Lyon is scheduled for a 3.30pm GMT kick-off on Thursday, December 8, 2022.
The match will take place at the Al-Maktoum Stadium in Dubai.
Where to watch Arsenal vs Lyon
TV channel: In the UK, the match will be shown pay-per-view on Arsenal’s club media.
Live stream: Fans can subscribe to watch the match online and via the Arsenal app for £5.99.
Live blog: You can follow all the action on matchday via Standard Sport’s live blog.
Arsenal vs Lyon prediction
The result naturally will not matter in a friendly and neither of these teams have played in weeks, so any prediction is a little bit of (a lot of) a guess.
A 2-1 win for Arsenal.
Head to head (h2h) history and results
The two teams have only met on two occasions, in the 2001 Champions League second-round group stage.
Arsenal wins: 1
Lyon wins: 0