Photo special: New Arsenal signing trains with Bellerin, Wilshere in California heat

Arsenal duo Granit Xhaka and Hector Bellerin take part in an intensive pre-season training session at Spartan Stadium

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger all smiles in San Jose Photo: The Sport Review

Granit Xhaka and Hector Bellerin were put through a rigorous fitness section away from the rest of the Arsenal squad during training in San Jose on Wednesday morning.

The new Arsenal signing did a series of fitness drills with Bellerin and fellow new arrival Rob Holding under the unforgiving California sunshine.

Granit Xhaka moved to Arsenal from Borussia Monchengladbach Photo: The Sport Review

Xhaka moved to Arsenal in a £33m deal from Bundesliga outfit Borussia Monchengladbach ahead of Euro 2016.

Arsenal number one Petr Cech Photo: The Sport Review

The Gunners are gearing up for their pre-season fixture against an All-Star Major League Soccer side at Avaya Stadium on Thursday night.

Granit Xhaka catches his breath during pre-season training in USA Photo: The Sport Review

Arsene Wenger watched on as Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Theo Walcott looked to bounce back from their omissions from England’s Euro 2016 squad.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger Photo: The Sport Review

Jack Wilshere, who returned from a long-term ankle problem at the end of the 2015/16 season, appeared to be in good shape as he trained with his Arsenal team-mates.

Jack Wilshere shows off his toned physique Photo: The Sport Review

Spain international Santi Cazorla​ worked his technical skills towards the end of the training session as the 31-year-old looks to rediscover his best form following last season’s serious knee injury.

Santi Cazorla works on his close control Photo: The Sport Review

Petr Cech chats to Arsenal legend Freddie Ljungberg Photo: The Sport Review

The former Sweden international stops to chat to Jack Wilshere Photo: The Sport Review

Theo Walcott in action during Arsenal’s training session Photo: The Sport Review

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain shows off his ball skillsPhoto: The Sport Review

Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny takes on much-needed water Photo: The Sport Review

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