Comment and Analysis
The Brazilian is arguably the most high-profile addition to the North American league for 2015 and has high hopes for his opening appearance on Sunday
The jet-fueled winger has been used sparingly since returning from injury, but his pace and movement could inject fresh impetus into the Gunners' counter-based setup.
Led by former Real Salt Lake coach Jason Kreis and World Cup-winning Spanish forward David Villa, NYCFC is poised for an impressive debut season in MLS.
The Club America defender is eligible for the United States and Mexico and would a benefit to either CONCACAF nation.