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Unai Emery has been urged to offload three Arsenal players (Getty)

Unai Emery calls on Arsenal to summon up the spirit of Rafa Nadal ahead...

Unai Emery is calling on his Arsenal side to summon up the spirit of tennis icon Rafael Nadal as they prepare to go in search of major silverware in the Europa League final.
Eden Hazard

Chelsea want £130 million for Eden Hazard

Real Madrid value the Belgium international at no more than €100m (£88m) due to the fact that he is entering the final 12 months of his contract at Stamford Bridge.
Arsenal will take part in their first European final in over a decade, but former manager Arsene Wenger won’t be in attendance to see how Unai Emery’s side get on against Chelsea.

Arsene Wenger shuns Europa final for Champions League

Arsenal will take part in their first European final in over a decade, but former manager Arsene Wenger won’t be in attendance to see how Unai Emery’s side get on against Chelsea.
Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger unsure of football’s managerial role

Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger wants to return to football soon, but says he is at crossroads and is not sure if he should take up another role as manager.
Arsenal and Chelsea have returned over half of their combined allocation of 12,000 tickets for next week’s Europa League final due to the difficulty and great expense for fans travelling to Azerbaijan.

Arsenal, Chelsea return unsold Europa final tickets

Arsenal and Chelsea have returned over half of their combined allocation of 12,000 tickets for next week’s Europa League final due to the difficulty and great expense for fans travelling to Azerbaijan.
Aleksander Ceferin

UEFA supremo defends Baku Europa final

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has defended the decision to host the Europa League final in Baku in an interview with German news magazine Der Spiegel to be published on Saturday.
Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger: Europa League final being in Baku is ‘a nightmare’

The Europa League final being held in Baku is "a nightmare" for Arsenal and Chelsea fans, according to Arsene Wenger.
Chelsea progressed to the semi-finals of the Europa League after defeating Slavia Prague 4-3 at Stamford Bridge, resulting in a 5-3 aggregate victory.

Chelsea fans slam club over Europa League final fiasco

The Chelsea Supporters’ Trust (CST) have criticized the club for failing to help or show solidarity with their supporters ahead of the Europa League final against Arsenal in Baku on Wednesday, and accused official travel partner Thomas Cook of charging an “extortionate” price for flight packages to Azerbaijan.
Jose Mourinho believes Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech would have chosen to bow out in a game against Chelsea and will be determined to beat his old club in the Europa League final, despite being linked with a return to Stamford Bridge.

Jose Mourinho has no doubts over Petr Cech’s commitment amid Chelsea links

Jose Mourinho believes Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech would have chosen to bow out in a game against Chelsea and will be determined to beat his old club in the Europa League final, despite being linked with a return to Stamford Bridge.
Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang believes Henrikh Mkhitaryan's absence in the UEFA Europa League final against Chelsea will provide the team with added motivation to win the trophy and qualify for the UEFA Champions League.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s absence will motivate Arsenal to win Europa League

Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has described Henrikh Mkhitaryan's absence from the Uefa Europa League final as a big shame.
Jorginho

Chelsea midfielder sends message to Arsenal ahead of Europa League final

Chelsea midfielder Jorginho sends message to Arsenal ahead of the Europa League final next week.
Eden Hazard

Willian: I’d be very sad if Eden Hazard leaves

The Belgium international, who this month confirmed he had decided his future and informed the club, could therefore make his final appearance for Chelsea in Wednesday's Europa League final against Arsenal in Baku.

Laurent Koscielny slams UEFA after Henrikh Mkhitaryan withdrawal

Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny blasted UEFA after Henrikh Mkhitaryan opted to miss the Europa League final against Chelsea in Baku.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Arsenal

Arsenal’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan out of Europa League final

Arsenal have announced that Henrikh Mkhitaryan will not travel to Baku for the Europa League final clash with Chelsea later this month.

N’Golo Kante resumes training ahead Chelsea v Arsenal Europa League final clash

Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante is back in training after recovering fully from a hamstring strain.
Arsenal took a huge step towards the Europa League final as a double from Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s late strike earned a 3-1 semi-final, first leg win over Valencia on Thursday.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: I want to become an Arsenal legend

Celtic legend Stiliyan Petrov says the club and caretaker manager Neil Lennon must act decisively to come to a resolution on the Northern Irishman's future.
Cesar Azpilicueta is looking for Chelsea’s class of 2019 to maintain the standards set by the likes of John Terry, Frank Lampard, Didier Drogba and Petr Cech.

Cesar Azpilicueta calls on Chelsea to maintain the standards set by John Terry, Frank...

Cesar Azpilicueta is looking for Chelsea’s class of 2019 to maintain the standards set by the likes of John Terry, Frank Lampard, Didier Drogba and Petr Cech.
Euro 2020

UEFA unveils ‘fans first’ Euro 2020 ticket policy

A ‘fans first’ policy at next year’s Euro 2020 football tournament will make more affordable tickets available than at previous editions, a UEFA official said Sunday.

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Manuel Neuer: Ajax’s Andre Onana deserved to be in Champions League final

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Boko Haram kills 25 soldiers, civilians in an ambush in Borno

Islamist insurgents killed at least 25 soldiers and a number of civilians in an ambush in northeast Nigeria on Saturday morning, two security sources said, the second deadly attack on the army this week.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP congratulates Zamfara governor-elect, others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday congratulated the Zamfara State governor-elect, Bello Matawalle, and all federal and state legislators-elect on their victory in the 2019 general elections.