It has all gone quiet at Southampton. Media speculation has been rampant over the past few weeks that Claude Puel, Southampton’s first-year manager, would be shown the exit door at St Mary’s this summer amid fan unrest about the style of play and their regression from a team challenging for the top six. Puel, 55, delivered an eighth place finish, the fourth-straight season Southampton have finished eighth or higher, which is the first time they’ve achieved that feat in club history.
Arsenal and Chelsea clash in the FA Cup final at Wembley on Saturday. [ LIVE: Follow the FA Cup final here ] For Chelsea a win would complete a memorable double in Antonio Conte‘s first season in charge. And for Arsenal it is about restoring some pride in a season where they finished in fifth place in the Premier League, and Arsene Wenger becoming the record FA Cup holder as a manager. Below are the starting lineups for both teams as Chelsea line up as expected, while Arsenal have Per Mertesacker starting with Gabriel, Koscielny and Mustafi all out injured. Click on the link above to follow the game live, while ProSoccerTalk will have analysis, reaction and more from Wembley following the full-time