"I thought when I got a game for the first team it was enough for me, that was my mindset".
"I am not separated from football".
"Arsenal have missed out on the Champions League for the first time in I don't know how many years, so we must prepare in the right way".
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"Football is unpredictable but at the moment I'm confident that Chelsea can add the FA Cup to their trophy cabinet this season", Nollywood veteran Arinze told Completesportsnigeria.com.
In keeping with brushing off questions about his future, Wenger said his only focus was Saturday's final.
I think the club always saw my job, during pre-season and in that period, and trusted in my job.
"One of the big problems in the modern society is that the big companies sit there not any more to make the decisions that are good for the company but is it popular or not?"
"It was a different game [away] and we perhaps let individuals have a bit too much space".
Wenger must cope with a selection crisis in defence, with Laurent Koscielny suspended, Gabriel injured and Shkodran Mustafi doubtful - meaning Per Mertesacker is set to make his first start in over a year. He can think what he wants. "But it is true that Chelsea in the neutrals' opinions might be the favourites".
Arsenal supporters, Richard Mofe Damijo and Anthony Onyegbulem better known as Okey Bakassi in the Nigerian entertainment industry, spoke with Completesportsnigeria.com on their thoughts on the game.
The 22 victims will be remembered in the stadium before Arsenal and Chelsea contest the soccer showpiece.
Despite going a man down, Chelsea contrived to equalise in the 76th minute when Costa chested down substitute Willian's pass before beating Ospina with the aid of a slight deflection off Mertesacker.
Arsenal won their last five Premier League games but finished outside the Champions League spots despite reaching 75 points - the highest total ever for a team finishing fifth.
And Hazard scored one of the goals of the season with a solo run in Chelsea's 3-1 win at Stamford Bridge in February. "I'm ready to do this".