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Confirmed: Arsenal announce u21 line-up for final friendly - Zelalem starts

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An Arsenal XI line up against Colchester United tonight, and several highly rated youngsters feature.

Arsenal's final pre-season game takes place on Tuesday evening, against Football League side Colchester United.

The Arsenal under-21 XI comprises of several highly rated youngsters, including Gedion Zelalem and Chuba Akpom, stars of the pre-season tour of Asia.

Kick-off is at 7pm at Colchester's Weston Homes Community Stadium.

The line-up is as follows:

Martinez, Bellerin, Hayden, Bensebaini, Moore, Zelalem, Olsson, Eisfeld, Iwobi, Jeffrey, Akpom.

Subs: Huddart, Pleguezuelo, O'Connor, Jebb, Maitland-Niles.

An interesting name in the starting line-up is Algerian youngster Ramy Bensebaini who began a trial with the club earlier this month, a teenager centre-back who plays for Paradou Athletic Club in his homeland.

Arsenal's under-21 side begin their league campaign at the weekend away to Stoke's under-21s.

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