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Thomas Vermaelen Tries Shaolin Ahead Of Arsenal Pre-Season Tour (VIDEO)

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Thomas Vermaelen is nicknamed the "Vermaelenator" by Arsenal fans, but in a new club video he gets to be a Shaolin warrior.

The Belgian defender is dressed up in Chinese attire to mark the Gunners heading east for their pre-season tour.

Arsenal face Manchester City in a Beijing friendly on 27 July, which has led some to joke Robin van Persie will get the first chance to play against his former club.

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