Unai Emery believes Arsenal have closed the gap on their competitors but will need to strengthen if they hope to return to the Champions League.
Chelsea vs Arsenal
Maurizio Sarri believes he deserves to stay at Stamford Bridge next season after leading Chelsea to their Europa League victory.
Unai Emery has admitted Arsenal will need new recruits to return to the Champions League.
Maurizio Sarri has insisted he is “happy” at Chelsea and believes he deserves to stay at Stamford Bridge next season.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan led the congratulations to Chelsea after Maurizio Sarri’s side beat Arsenal 4-1 in Baku to win the Europa League.
Eden Hazard stole the show in what is likely to prove his last game for Chelsea before his expected move to Real Madrid this summer.
Eden Hazard bid a glorious farewell to Chelsea by netting a brace as Maurizio Sarri’s side roared past Arsenal to seal Europa League success in Azerbaijan.
Cesc Fabregas says it is “impossible” to pick between former clubs Chelsea and Arsenal in the Europa League final – despite the fact he could end up with a winners’ medal if the Blues triumph.
Arsenal and Chelsea will contest the Europa League final at the Olympic Stadium in Baku on Wednesday night.
Alexandre Lacazette has stressed the importance of Laurent Koscielny to Arsenal ahead of Wednesday’s Europa League final against Chelsea.
Maurizio Sarri and Unai Emery both expressed their frustration at the travel issues that mean so few Chelsea and Arsenal fans have been able to make it to Azerbaijan for the Europa League final.
N’Golo Kante has a 50 per cent chance of being fit for Chelsea’s Europa League final with Arsenal in Baku.
Petr Cech believes that Arsenal are ready to relish the high stakes in Wednesday’s Europa League final against his former club Chelsea.
Arsenal have vowed to win the Europa League final in honour of absent team-mate Henrikh Mkhitaryan.
Unai Emery insists his Arsenal side are fully focused on the main prize ahead of their Europa League final against Chelsea in Baku.
Amnesty International has increased the pressure on European football’s governing body UEFA by saying Azerbaijan must not be allowed to “sportswash its appalling human rights record” by staging high-profile football matches.
Arsenal plan to meet with UEFA to express their fury after Henrikh Mkhitaryan decided against playing in the Europa League final over security fears.
Unai Emery respects the “personal” nature of Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s decision not to play in the Europa League final but concedes it is “bad news” for his Arsenal side.
Arsenal and Chelsea ‘complicit in fleecing fans’ ahead of Europa League final, say supporters’ trusts
Arsenal and Chelsea fans have joined forces to criticise UEFA and their own clubs over ticket arrangements for the Europa League final in Baku later this month.