Koscielny banned for FA Cup final after Arsenal's appeal rejected

Koscielny banned for FA Cup final after Arsenal's appeal rejected

Koscielny banned for FA Cup final after Arsenal's appeal rejected

"Financially, you don't suffer any more", he said.The Dutchman is determined to keep his best players at Goodison Park, to help him with his long-term aims of getting the club into the Champions League, an ambition matched by the Belgian.

He told Omnisport: "All that concerns me, whatever happens, is I want there for there to be more money available for the manager".

Alisher Usmanov, a Russian billionaire who owns 30 percent of Arsenal, made the $1.3 billion offer in a letter to American billionaire Kroenke, who controls 67 percent of the club, the Financial Times reported on Friday. It is as simple as that. How can you attract the top players when you're not paying the top money?

And that means next season they will be forced to play in the continent's second-tier competition, the Europa League.

"For me, it's as simple as that - we are not attracting big players anymore".

The Football Association (FA) has confirmed that "enhanced" security measures will be in place for Saturday's FA Cup final, following the terror attack at Manchester Arena on Monday evening.

Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny will miss the FA Cup final against Chelsea after his automatic three-game ban for being sent off against Everton was upheld.

He said: "The strike force and taking their chances [will be key for Arsenal] because in Sanchez you've got a guy who can score from anywhere".

"We want to do it and we know that it's going to be very hard, but we can do it".

"I just think tactically Wenger has lost it". He is expected at Wembley before a club board meeting, thought to be next week, in which the future of Arsène Wenger will be discussed.

"I would like him to stay to try to develop something to challenge for the Premier League, but at the moment we are quite a way away".

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