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FA Cup final preview: A big day, a big game, with big prizes

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FA Cup final preview: A big day, a big game, with big prizes






Morning everyone, it’s FA Cup final day.
Obviously it’s a very different one today because it lacks that most fundamental of things: fans in the stadium. You can have all the seat wrapping and fake crowd noise in the world, and it won’t even come close to making up what’s missing. So much goes on outside of Wembley too, the bars, the trains, the walk to the stadium, that wonderful sense of collective. I think it certainly has an impact on the occasion this afternoon, but it takes nothing away from the importance of the game ? particularly from an Arsenal point of view.
I don’t think you can say it’s season defining ? what happened between August and March, and then after the restart is what does that. We finished eighth in the Premier League, a dismal showing for a club of this stature and purported ambition, and it demands a very serious inquiry into how and why that happened, from top to bottom.
In a way, today’s game is more about next season than this one. Ending this bizarre, surreal, frustrating, head-spinning campaign with a trophy would be wonderful, don’t get me wrong. Football is about winning things, and to lift the cup today would be absolutely fantastic. As someone who grew up loving the FA Cup, I make no apologies for how much this competition means to me, even if its importance has diminished over the years for reasons we all understand. I want to see Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang lift the trophy as captain; I want to see Mikel Arteta win a trophy early in his managerial career; and in the absence of fans I want to see my Twitter timeline and the Arseblog community light up with happiness and enjoyment. Those kind of moments are what football is about.
Much like the Europa League final last year though, there are two prizes. One the famous cup, the other securing European football next season. I think that’s so important for what we want to do. Financially there’s obviously a serious impact, and I believe that if we’re trying to grow a core of young players from our Academy, having those games will be beneficial next season because you can give them playing time they might not have. I don’t think it’s an exaggeration to say that without it, some players won’t be with us next season ? perhaps only temporarily ? because we’ll have fewer games, and finances will dictate we need a lighter squad.
I say this, by the way, as someone who is hardly a massive fan of the Europa League, but I’d rather we were in it than not. That adds another level of pressure to this game today, and on top of the basic stress and tension that comes with a final, it’s plenty for the players to deal with as we prepare to face a very good Chelsea side.
In yesterday’s Arsecast Extra, James gave us a run down of how they might set up, but all eyes will be on Mikel Arteta’s team today. What formation will he use" Who exactly is he going to pick"...


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