Chelsea cancel victory parade after terror attack

Team bosses planned an open-top bus tour in the capital, to celebrate their Premier League title, which was due to take place on May 28.

Arsenal go into Saturday's FA Cup final hoping to salvage something from a largely disappointing season that has seen them miss out on Champions League qualification for the first time this century.

In the 12 years that have followed, the often frugal Arsenal have managed just two Cup victories, while rivals such as Manchester City, Manchester United and Chelsea have spent big and reaped the rewards over the same period.

The centre-back wasn't expected to make the first team squad for the cup final until injuries for Gabriel and Shkodran Mustafi plus a suspension for Laurent Koscielny paved the way for him to make his first competitive start in over a year.

The club said black armbands would be worn by the players in Saturday's final against Arsenal and that a donation would be made to a fund supporting the victims.

"You work all season long to be where you want to be and lift that trophy so the lads are fully focused", five-times Cup victor Terry, who is likely to be on the bench on Saturday, told a news conference on Wednesday. The win to end the league season last weekend against Everton came at a rather hefty price.

This year, Premier League champion Chelsea chose to cancel their trophy celebration around London (originally scheduled for May 28) due to the terrorist attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester on Monday.

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte, right, watches on during Chelsea training this week.

The 26-year-old emerged as a surprise key figure in the Blues' title success this term, having spent the previous three seasons out on loan.

"What I want is to win the next game", Wenger said.

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The defender hadn't played a single minute of competitive football since April a year ago before being called upon for the dying embers of the win against Everton.

"It feels good", Zouma told the Chelsea Podcast at the club's FA Cup final media day.

Wenger is out of contract at the Emirates Stadium this summer and says he will only reveal his plans after the Cup final but, if this does turn out to be his final game in charge, it would be a fitting way to bow out.

"We've got a new manager here who's willing to give everyone an opportunity", he added.

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