It is the climax to English football’s premier knockout competition: The FA Cup final. This features Arsenal and double-chasing 2016/17 premier league champions Chelsea.
The match will take place at Wembley on Saturday May 27,2017.The FA cup Final is the highlight of English football calenda it attracts a huge range of local and international audience.
Arsenal’s injury crisis has handed captain Per Mertesacker an unlikely opportunity to start his first match of the season in Saturday’s FA Cup final against Chelsea and the German centre back plans to make the most of it.
The 32-year-old now looks set to start at Wembley with fellow defenders Laurent Koscielny (suspended) and Gabriel Paulista (knee injury) out of the final, while Shkodran Mustafi (concussion) and Kieran Gibbs (thigh injury) are major doubts.
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has a fully fit squad to choose from ahead of Saturday’s FA Cup final against Arsenal.
Conte must decide whether to start Pedro or Willian behind his chosen striker while Cesc Fabregas and Nemanja Matic are battling for a place in central midfield.
John Terry is likely to be named on the substitutes’ bench at Wembley for what will be the 36-year-old’s final match before leaving Chelsea this summer.
Provisional squad: Courtois, Begovic, Alonso, Fabregas, Zouma, Ake, Kante, Hazard, Loftus-Cheek, Moses, Pedro, Costa, Matic, Willian, Batshuayi, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta, Chalobah, Luiz, Eduardo, Aina.