Jack Woolshear, Nacho ho ho Monreal and co launch Arsenal Christmas jumper appeal

PUBLISHED: 17:17 02 November 2017 | UPDATED: 17:33 02 November 2017

Arsenal players launch the club's Christmas jumper appeal at Emirates Stadium. Picture: Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC

Arsenal players launch the club's Christmas jumper appeal at Emirates Stadium. Picture: Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC

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*Warning: This article contains Arsenal-based Christmas jumper puns that may make you ill*

Jack Woolshear and Nacho ho ho Monreal are appealing for Arsenal fans to back Save the Children’s Christmas jumper appeal.

Team mates Gran-knit Xhaka, Sweater Cech, Theo Woolcott, jum-Per Mertesacker and Alex Iwovey joined them for a special squad photo at the Emirates to launch the campaign.

Santa Cazorla, despite being out with a long-term injury, and Alexstitch Sanchez, whose future at the club is in severe doubt, were also there.

The club has created a range of Arsenal Christmas jumpers, with 20 per cent of each sale going to Save the Children, a charity which supports vulnerable kids in developing countries.

The Arsenal Foundation, the club’s fundraising arm, has supported Save the Children as its global partner since 2011, raising £2million.

Most recently, they combined to build football pitches for vulnerable children in Jordan, Somalia and Indonesia.

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