Arsenal are unbeaten in their last 21 British Premier League meetings with newly-promoted opposition (W17 D4).
This will be only the second-ever competitive meeting between Arsenal & Bournemouth.
Their only previous meeting was a 3-0 League Cup 3rd round win for the Gunners in 1987/88.
Bournemouth will become Arsenal’s 80th different opponent in league football in this match.
Referee: Roger East Kick-off:18:30WAT