Arteta praises Chelsea boss Lampard ahead of FA Cup final

Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta praised Chelsea counterpart Frank Lampard ahead of the Saturday's FA Cup final at Wembley.

Finishing eighth and winning the FA Cup would not count as a satisfying end to the season for Mikel Arteta.   -  REUTERS

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta praised Frank Lampard for the work he did at Derby County and Chelsea as a manager ahead of the FA Cup final on Saturday. Arteta and Lampard have faced each other multiple times while playing for Arsenal and Chelsea respectively and face off as managers for the third time this season.

Arsenal defeated Manchester City 2-0 in the semifinal while Chelsea outclassed Manchester United in its semifinal clash to set up a London derby in the final. Here's what Arteta had to say ahead of the clash


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