Mikel Arteta speaks on Aubameyang’s Arsenal future after FA Cup success

Tanya Simon
August 2, 2020

Pulisic, looking to become only the second American in living memory to win the FA Cup at a stadium devoid of fans because of the coronavirus pandemic, finished a fine early move to put the pre-match favorites in front.

Aubameyang has entered the final year of his contract at Arsenal and he is yet to put pen to paper to a new deal and most gooners were so happy that they have not only won the Emirates FA Cup but that they might have done something that could keep the Gabon worldwide at the club as there were reports that he would stay at the Emirates Stadium if they play in an European competition. If I am committed to the club and staying, this is a moment for me to get it sorted out [and say], "It is not done yet but I am going to get it sorted out here guys".

Fabregas will be observing the FA Cup final where his former clubs Arsenal and Chelsea face each other at Wembley.

'Thank you as well I have to thank you Pep in a very big way because I am a manager in a big part to him so I think I have to consider that as well'.

Four players are definitely out for this game and the remaining games of the season; Callum Chambers (knee), Gabriel Martinelli (knee), Pablo Mari (ankle) and Shkodran Mustafi (hamstring) (Arsenal's official website).

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'If I have to talk about the person he is, his values, the way he has treated me and how he deals with the players and the staff around him, its phenomenal.

"We didn't play well enough". But in terms of football, knowing us, we didn't play well enough.

Arteta left City to return to Arsenal for his first management role past year and spectacularly beat his former boss in the semi-final on the way to lifting the famous trophy.

"He needs more experience with trophies. We can get him used to that." said Arteta.

Chelsea had taken the lead inside five minutes through Christian Pulisic's smart finish but then fell victim to the brilliance of Aubameyang, who was also Arsenal's hero when he scored twice in the semi-final win over Manchester City.

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