All the latest information ahead of Saturday’s huge FA Cup final clash between the two London giants between the Gunners and the Blues
ARSENAL face Chelsea on Saturday at Wembley Stadium in the FA Cup final with the Gunners in the midst of a defensive crisis.
Arsene Wenger’s men are without Laurent Koscielny, Gabriel and Shkodran Mustafi through suspension and injury respectively, meaning Per Mertesacker makes his first start of the season.
With their Europa League spot confirmed for next season, the Gunners desperately need to finish the season on a high to give their fans something to cheer about.
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The Blues finished the Premier League season as champions for the sixth time in their history – winning a record 30 games as Antonio Conte’s man dazzled in the top-flight.
Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming FA Cup final.
What time is kick-off for Arsenal vs Chelsea?
Arsenal’s clash with London rivals Chelsea will kick-off at 5.30pm at Wembley Stadium on Saturday, May 27.
What TV channel is Arsenal vs Chelsea?
You can watch the match live on BBC1 with coverage starting from 2pm.
While you can also watch the game on BT Sport 2 with coverage starting from 4.30pm.
Alternatively you can keep up to date with all the action on our SunSport live blog.
What is the latest team news for Arsenal?
The Gunners have been dealt a massive blow in defence as Laurent Koscielny will serve a three-match ban for being sent off against Everton after a dangerous foul on Enner Valencia.
Brazilian centre-back Gabriel has been ruled out for up to eight weeks after injuring his knee against the Toffees on the weekend.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, however, has overcome a hamstring problem.
Shkodran Mustafi is out after he suffered a suspected concussion during the 2-0 win against Sunderland.
What is the latest team news for Chelsea?
The Blues have a fully fit squad to face Arsenal on Saturday as Antonio Conte looks to win the double in his first season in England.
John Terry does not start the match in what will be the last Blues match before he departs Stamford Bridge in the summer.
Star striker Diego Costa will lead the line for the West Londoners in what could potentially be his last game before he moves on to play in China or back to Atletico Madrid.