Armed police guarding FA Cup final after Manchester bomb

Prince Harry with former US President Barack Obama following a meeting at Kensington Palace in London

Prince Harry with former US President Barack Obama following a meeting at Kensington Palace in London

In the last encounter between the two teams, Chelsea pulled off a 3-1 thriller in the English Premier League Regular Season early February.

Aaron Ramsey called on Arsene Wenger to extend his Arsenal reign after the Welsh midfielder fired his manager into the FA Cup record books.

Arsenal manager Arséne Wenger says he will give away his FA Cup winners' medal even though victory would make him the most successful manager in the competition's history.

The Gunners were eliminated from the Champions League for the seventh successive season in the last 16.

The Wales global credited Wenger's decision to switch to a new system, using a back three, as they won their last six games of the season in all competitions to end the campaign on a high.

"They showed strength and we played spectacular football today to win the game", said Wenger immediately after the final whistle was blown.

Wenger's selflessness and his love for the club were very apparent during the interview, as true to his style, his lack of self-interest was so prominent. "It's not about me, it's about us winning the trophy and giving everything to achieve it".

Chelsea will now embark on what is set to be a busy summer, as Conte seeks to bolster his squad in preparation for a return to the Champions League.

"It was a great team performance", striker Danny Welbeck, who has been sidelined twice with knee injuries at Arsenal, told the BBC.

Per Mertesacker became Wembley's unlikeliest hero on Saturday, lifting the FA Cup just two weeks after being on holiday thinking his season was over. That seemed to have spurred Conte's men on as they found an equaliser through a Diego Costa low volley to level the scores at 1 - 1.

Here, we take a look at five things we learned from the all-London final. We have a board meeting on Tuesday.

"The manager said nothing special, I think this team trusts me, which is more important than anything else", he explained.

'I don't know my friend, finished now, so happy for the win and the FA Cup, happy for the players, now I don't know, ' replied Sanchez.

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