- Arsene Wenger drops Petr Cech ahead of FA Cup final clash against Chelsea Saturday, May 27, 2017
- The Czech international has been displaced by second choice David Ospina for that crucial encounter
- The 35-year-old had suffered a slight knock but thought he had recovered in time to face the Blues
Arsene Wenger has reportedly dropped Petr Cech ahead of Arsenal's FA cup final clash with arch-rivals Chelsea on Saturday, May 27, 2017.
The former Chelsea stopper who is supposed to man the post against his former team has been displaced by second choice David Ospina.
It was gathered that the 35-year-old had suffered a slight knock but thought he had recovered in time to face the Blues in the FA cup final.
According to reports, the Czech international was devastated by the choice of the Gunners boss.
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NAIJ.com understands that the 2015 FA Cup winner will also be without Koscielny and Gabriel Paulista in that encounter.
Cech moved from Chelsea to Arsenal in 2015 but has failed to win a major trophy for the North London club since he arrived.
Wenger will be hoping for a win against Antonio Conte's men after his side missed out of Champions League spot.
The former Monaco tactician has been criticized by fans after having a poor season with the English giants.
NAIJ.com earlier reported that no matter the outcome of this FA Cup final, the French manager will sign a new two-year contract.
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