" Arsenal vs Chelsea predicted line-ups: kick-off time, Team news ahead of FA Cup final fixture

Arsenal and Chelsea meet today in the FA Cup final at Wembley.

Mikel Arteta's team has seen an improvement in fortune and confidence since taking over Unai Emery, but there is still a long way to go for the Gunners to return to the top.

However, winning silverware could be crucial in helping current stars decide to stay, such as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Frank Lampard's team finished the Premier League season to the fullest as they secured a place in the top four, but a trophy to crown the campaign would represent a great success for the first season under the manager.

Here is everything you need to know before the game.

When and at what time is the kick-off?

The game will start at 5:30 pm on Saturday August 1 at Wembley.

How can I see it online and on television?

The match will be streamed live on BBC One, BT Sport 1, BT Sport Extra 1 and will be streamed on BBC iPlayer and the BT Sport app.

What is the news of the team?

Arsenal have a large number of absent for the final, starting on goal with Bernd Leno. In defense, Calum Chambers, Pablo Mari, Shkodran Mustafi and Cedric Soares are injured or unavailable. Mikel Arteta has repeatedly shut out Matteo Guendouzi and Mesut Ozil, while striker Gabriel Martinelli is also out.

Chelsea is ready to go without Billy Gilmour. N’Golo Kante could return to the bench, while Kepa Arrizabalaga will probably also stay there.

Planned line-ups
Arsenal: Martínez;  Luiz, Tierney, Holding,; Bellerin, Ceballos, Xhaka, Saka; Pepe, Lacazette, Aubameyang.

Chelsea: Knight; Zouma, Azpilicueta, Rudiger; James, Jorginho, Kovacic, Alonso; Monte, Giroud, Willian.

What are the odds?

Arsenal - 12/5

Draw - 5/2

Chelsea - 6/5

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