Stars combine work and play

Towering defender Per Mertesacker making a funny face at the camera during the Emirates football clinic at the Jalan Besar Stadium.
Towering defender Per Mertesacker making a funny face at the camera during the Emirates football clinic at the Jalan Besar Stadium.PHOTOS: @ARSENAL/INSTAGRAM, @MADHUMACINTOSH/INSTAGRAM, @SHARULSHIMANO/INSTAGRAM, @DEULOFEU27/INSTAGRAM, @STOKECITY/INSTAGRAM
Singapore Selection defender Madhu Mohana cannot hide his delight as he poses with Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere.
Singapore Selection defender Madhu Mohana cannot hide his delight as he poses with Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere.PHOTOS: @ARSENAL/INSTAGRAM, @MADHUMACINTOSH/INSTAGRAM, @SHARULSHIMANO/INSTAGRAM, @DEULOFEU27/INSTAGRAM, @STOKECITY/INSTAGRAM
A local fan could hardly believe his luck when he bumped into Gunners Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Calum Chambers and Wilshere (three-shot collage), who were lost along MacPherson Road. The fan helped the Arsenal stars out by getting a taxi for them.
A local fan could hardly believe his luck when he bumped into Gunners Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Calum Chambers and Wilshere (three-shot collage), who were lost along MacPherson Road. The fan helped the Arsenal stars out by getting a taxi for them.PHOTOS: @ARSENAL/INSTAGRAM, @MADHUMACINTOSH/INSTAGRAM, @SHARULSHIMANO/INSTAGRAM, @DEULOFEU27/INSTAGRAM, @STOKECITY/INSTAGRAM
Everton new signing Gerard Deulofeu wastes no time in bonding with team-mates over dinner.
Everton new signing Gerard Deulofeu wastes no time in bonding with team-mates over dinner.PHOTOS: @ARSENAL/INSTAGRAM, @MADHUMACINTOSH/INSTAGRAM, @SHARULSHIMANO/INSTAGRAM, @DEULOFEU27/INSTAGRAM, @STOKECITY/INSTAGRAM
Stoke forward Marko Arnautovic gets a feel of the National Stadium pitch ahead of their Barclays Asia Trophy match against the Singapore Selection.
Stoke forward Marko Arnautovic gets a feel of the National Stadium pitch ahead of their Barclays Asia Trophy match against the Singapore Selection. PHOTOS: @ARSENAL/INSTAGRAM, @MADHUMACINTOSH/INSTAGRAM, @SHARULSHIMANO/INSTAGRAM, @DEULOFEU27/INSTAGRAM, @STOKECITY/INSTAGRAM

Towering defender Per Mertesacker making a funny face at the camera during the Emirates football clinic at the Jalan Besar Stadium.

Singapore Selection defender Madhu Mohana cannot hide his delight as he poses with Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere.

A local fan could hardly believe his luck when he bumped into Gunners Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Calum Chambers and Wilshere (three-shot collage), who were lost along MacPherson Road. The fan helped the Arsenal stars out by getting a taxi for them.

Everton new signing Gerard Deulofeu wastes no time in bonding with team-mates over dinner.

Stoke forward Marko Arnautovic gets a feel of the National Stadium pitch ahead of their Barclays Asia Trophy match against the Singapore Selection.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 19, 2015, with the headline 'Stars combine work and play'. Print Edition | Subscribe