Kanu to feature for Arsenal against Real Madrid
Former Super Eagles captain Nwankwo Kanu is expected to be named in an all star cast of former Arsenal players versus legendary players of Spanish giants Real Madrid in a two-legged Charity friendlies in June and September 2018 to raise money for the clubs' charitable foundations.
Aside Kanu who established his own foundation, Kanu Heart Foundation in 2000 after undergoing a terrifying heart operation in the United States of America as a player of Inter Milan, Robert Pires, Tomas Rosicky, FreddieLjungberg and Sol Campbell are likely to turn up for the Gunners while Raul, Guti, Xabi Alonso and Roberto Carlos are due to play for Real Madrid 'galaticos'.
Arsenal FC official website, www.arsenal.com, informed that the matches are geared towards "using football and Arsenal (as a brand) to reach more young people around the world.
"The first leg of the friendly will be hosted by Madrid on at the Santiago Bernabeu while Arsenal hosts the return leg of the friendlies on at the Emirates Stadium.