Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Wenger Expects Gunners' Delight

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Wenger Expects Gunners' Delight

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ARSENE Wenger has laid down the gauntlet to City ahead of the FA Cup semi-final.

The veteran coach has failed to win his two league meetings with Pep Guardiola's Blues this season and faces a tall order to finish in the top four.

But having scooped up the FA Cup in two of the last three years, Wenger's players should be familiar with turning up at Wembley.

Despite the difficulties City should give them, the Frenchman was bullish about his team's chances tomorrow.

"What I expect is to get to the final," he said.

"I have played 11 semi-finals in the FA Cup. It's a great experience, it's something special.

"I remember my first one against Wolves at Villa Park. That was the day I realised how big the club is and how much it means to our supporters.

"The stadium is divided into two - it's a special experience. …

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