Arsenal Alexandre Lacazette says they are excited about Saturday’s Heads Up FA Cup final against Chelsea because the players want to “save our season”.
The Gunners, who have won a record 13 FA Cups, finished eighth in the Premier League and will not qualify for the Europa League if they lose at Wembley.
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“We missed a few of our targets,” said France striker Alexandre Lacazette, 29.
Arsenal’s Mikel Arteta and Chelsea’s Frank Lampard are both aiming to win first trophies as managers.
“It’s been a weird year. We had the long stop, we changed manager [Arteta replaced Unai Emery in December], had different players.” Alexandre Lacazette added.
“It was a difficult season, maybe the most difficult in my career, but I know I learned a lot. The FA Cup means a lot. I came to Arsenal to win trophies.”
Meanwhile, Blues boss Lampard has backed winger Willian to produce another “fantastic” performance in the final game before the Brazilian’s deal runs out.
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“He’s been fantastic for us. He’s been fantastic this season – he’s shown the right attitude,” said Lampard.
“So I would expect nothing less than he’s shown already, and that’s Willian for you.”
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