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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.
Eden Hazard

Jose Mourinho: Eden Hazard to take in ‘last match in blue’ before joining Real...

Jose Mourinho expects the Europa League final to be Eden Hazard’s “last match in blue” before he departs Chelsea and links up with Real Madrid.
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.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been accused of making a “political statement” in missing the Europa League final, with Azerbaijan’s UK ambassador claiming the Arsenal forward had the necessary assurances to travel to Baku.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan accused of making ‘political statement’ in missing Europa League final with Arsenal

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been accused of making a “political statement” in missing the Europa League final, with Azerbaijan’s UK ambassador claiming the Arsenal forward had the necessary assurances to travel to Baku.
Nigeria forward Alex Iwobi has admitted that Arsenal were fortunate to score against Huddersfield despite their watertight defence.

Alex Iwobi: I hope Tottenham loses Champions League final to Liverpool

Alex Iwobi is not sticking his neck out for Tottenham Hotspur when they face Liverpool in the final of the UEFA Champions League.
Maurizio Sarri believes Chelsea's season has been successful so far, as pointed to achievements in cup competitions alongside his side's efforts to finish in the top four.

Maurizio Sarri: If my job depends on one game, I want to leave Chelsea...

Maurizio Sarri has told Chelsea's hierarchy that if his future at the club depends on winning the Europa League then he would rather leave "immediately".

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.
Maurizio Sarri believes Chelsea's season has been successful so far, as pointed to achievements in cup competitions alongside his side's efforts to finish in the top four.

Report: Chelsea stars want Maurizio Sarri out of Stamford Bridge

Chelsea stars want manager Maurizio Sarri to leave the club at the end of the season as they threatened to quit if the Italian remain as the head coach next season.
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.
Brighton have confirmed the appointment of Graham Potter as new head coach.

Graham Potter named new Brighton head coach

The Seagulls parted ways with Chris Hughton last week after he guided them to safety in the Premier League, finishing 17th in the top-flight - two points above third-bottom Cardiff.
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.

Chelsea activate Olivier Giroud’s one-year contract extension clause

Chelsea have activated a clause in Olivier Giroud's contract to extend his deal for an extra year and keep him with the club for next season.
Europa League

Europa League final: UEFA defends choice of Baku after Arsenal letter

UEFA have defended their decision to stage the 2018/2019 Europa League final match in Azerbaijan’s capital city of Baku following a letter from finalists Arsenal.
Eden Hazard

Callum Hudson-Odoi wants Chelsea No. 10 shirt if Eden Hazard joins Real Madrid

Chelsea star Callum Hudson-Odoi wants Blues number 10 shirt if Eden Hazard joining Real Madrid in the summer, according to a report in England.
In-form Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen was on target as Sporting Charleroi defeated Beerschot-Wilrijk 3-0 in a Belgian top-flight and Uefa Europa League play-off tie on Saturday.

Victor Osimhen targets 18th goal of the season

Victor Osimhen will be aiming to score his 18th goal of the season for Sporting Charleroi later tonight (Wednesday) and his second against Westerlo when they clash at Het Kuipje stadium.
Ander Herrera - Manchester United

Ander Herrera: Jose Mourinho ‘tried everything’ at Manchester United

Ander Herrera believes Manchester United's players are responsible for 75 per cent of the team's failures this season and has defended Jose Mourinho, saying he 'tried everything'.

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