Date: 9th July 2019 at 7:37am
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There’s just one month to go until the Premier League season kicks off, so you may expect anticipation to be heightened amongst supporters – although someone should tell these Arsenal fans.

It seems that the club’s efforts to lure supporters to their traditional curtain-raiser at the Emirates Stadium have gone unnoticed as supporters were far more concerned with Arsenal’s lack of signings than buying tickets to the latest edition of the Emirates Cup, which takes place at the end of the month.

In a change to the standard format, the pre-season competition will feature Arsenal Women for the first time, with the competition condensed into a one-day double-header, with the men’s senior side following the WSL champions in back-to-back games.

But despite its unique selling point, fans don’t seem to be up for their first glimpse of both teams on home soil in 2019/20, with few changes to the playing personnel since Arsenal’s last game – the Europa League final defeat to Chelsea.

So perhaps it’s not too surprising to find a lack of enthusiasm amongst the fanbase despite the innovative matchday on offer – although a signing or two in the near future may change these fans’ minds: