VIDEO: Arsenal stars arrive in NYC - Wolf of Wall Street on board

New York Red Bulls

A 20-man Gunners squad were filmed for take-off and landing ahead of their pre-season friendly against Thierry Henry's New York Red Bulls.

While the 20-man squad who are traveling to America to engage in promotional events and a pre-season friendly against New York Red Bulls lacked a number of star names like Theo Walcott and Alexis Sanchez, the core group still bragged established first-team personnel like Aaron Ramsey, Mathieu Flamini and Santi Cazorla.

Perpetually-injured midfielder Abou Diaby joined the roster, as did a number of exciting youth prospects like Gedion Zelalem and, in the video above, the team can be seen taking photographs of themselves on board the private airplane as it prepared for take-off from Luton Airport, north of London, ahead of their brief tour of the USA's north-east coast.

The squad appeared in good spirits as they enjoyed music, played on ipads and laptops, watched Wolf of Wall Street and shared jokes.

Arsene Wenger's Gunners have already beaten Boreham Wood by a 2-0 score and now take on New York Red Bulls, a side who club legend Thierry Henry currently plays for.

Arsenal return to North London early next week in order to prepare for the Emirates Cup in nine and ten days time, as they take on AS Monaco and Benfica.

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