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Arsenal's Henrikh Mkhitaryan to miss Europa League final due to security concerns

Henrikh Mkhitaryan's participation in the Europa League final against Chelsea on May 29 has been under a shadow of doubt due to the ongoing conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia, Mkhitaryan's native country

Chelsea's Ruben Loftus-Cheek to miss Europa final due to surgery

Ruben Loftus-Cheek, 23, was injured in friendly against the New England Revolution in Boston, a fund-raiser for the club’s campaign against anti-semitism and racism


Arsenal criticises selection of Baku as Europa League host

The choice of Azerbaijan capital Baku to host the Europa League final has caused "unacceptable" and "extreme" travel problems for Arsenal fans, the English club said on Thursday.

Irresponsible to play Europa League final in Baku, says Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp

Fans of the two London rivals face a more than 8,000 km round trip to attend the all-Premier League clash next to the Caspian Sea in the Azerbaijan capital on May 29.

Azerbaijan indicates Henrikh Mkhitaryan can play in Europa final

Azerbaijan's Foreign Ministry has indicated Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan can play in the Europa League final despite tension between Azerbaijan and his native Armenia

Irresponsible to play Europa League final in Baku, says Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp has criticised the choice of Baku as the venue for this month's Europa League final and said soccer's European governing body UEFA needed to address the way it selected host cities.


Europa League: Arsenal wiser after last season, says Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

A 4-2 win at the Mestalla gave Arsenal a convincing 7-3 aggregate victory over Valencia to take the London side to their first European final since 2006. They will face Chelsea in an all-English affair in Baku on May 29.

English clubs doing it tough in Europe, says Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri

Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri said it was tough for English clubs to reach the end of the season in the sort of shape required to win trophies because they have to play so many more matches than their European rivals.

English sweep as Chelsea, Arsenal reach Europa League final

England became the first country to provide two finalists in both European competitions in the same season after Chelsea and Arsenal made it through to the title match in the Europa League on Thursday

More clubs, league system in UEFA European competition plans

UEFA has included promotion and relegation, plus places for more teams, in its future vision for the Champions League and other club competitions.