Willy Caballero starts in goal ahead of Kepa Arrizabalaga for Chelsea in the FA Cup Final against Arsenal this evening amid uncertainty around the Spaniard’s future.

Arrizabalaga was dropped for the last game of the Premier League season against Wolves last weekend and back-up Caballero keeps his place at Wembley this afternoon.

N’Golo Kante has given Chelsea a boost after declaring himself fit after a hamstring injury. The French World Cup winner has trained fully this week and takes a seat on the bench.


Wembley specialist Olivier Giroud, who has won 12 of his 13 club appearances at the national stadium and is bidding for his fifth FA Cup winners’ medal, will lead the line.

Christian Pulisic has declared himself “100 per cent fit” after a niggling injury in recent weeks and starts as expected, but Willian fails to make the matchday squad despite being declared fit after missing the Wolves match.

Chelsea XI vs Arsenal (3-4-3): Caballero; Azpilicueta, Zouma, Rudiger; James, Jorginho, Kovacic, Alonso; Pulisic, Giroud, Mount.

Subs: Kepa, Christensen, Kante, Barkley, Abraham, Pedro, Hudson-Odoi, Tomori, Emerson

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