Arsenal won 2-0 through fabulous goals from Ray Parlour and Freddie Ljungberg on our way to a second double in four years. I think he's one of the main threats.

"I'm sure something similar will be required to beat them in the final as well".

"I have memories of the human beings, human experiences. When I'm back from the national team, we'll have time to talk and see what's possible".

I also felt isolated for parts of that season. Hurry, offer ends soon.

"People are always talking, I don't care about that". I was a man on a mission. "We won, maybe without deserving it, but we won it", Wenger added.

When the sides met again at Stamford Bridge in early February, Chelsea outplayed Arsenal to win 3-1, getting goals from Marcus Alonso, Eden Hazard and Cesc Fabregas before the visitors netted a late consolation.

In keeping with brushing off questions about his future, Wenger said his only focus was Saturday's final.

'I have no medals at home from anything.

"I have never played in a back three, honestly", he said. I had no inkling I would be dropped.

"There's enough young players as well in the academy that can come".

Conte, 47, does not smoke, generally steers clear of champagne and even eschews carbohydrates, but he will make exceptions if his team manage to complete a Premier League and FA Cup Double. The following year we got to the Cup-Winners' Cup final but I was ruled out with a hamstring injury.

But, when asked if he would silence those people with a victory, Wenger told BBC Sport: "No, I believe that 99% of Arsenal fans are fantastic people who stand behind the team". And I didn't feel like I missed something by not playing another game. It damaged my retina and I needed laser treatment. But there's no time to get another match for me.

I remember making a slip-up in that final which put Alan Shearer through on goal. I have first to earn it, although you get a medal, loser or victor.

"I think the way we started the game (3-0 win at the Emirates) in the first half was very good", the Welsh global told Arsenal Player.

Wenger's decision to drop me for the final did not affect my relationship with him. "We're going to try and stop them because we want the Double".

The Gunners will now face the prospect of UEFA Europa League football which is a big change in scenery for Wenger's side, so an FA Cup victory could be just the thing to take the sting off what has been a season to forget.

"For sure, I don't trust that (the final) will be the last game for Arsene", Conte said.


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