Former France international Alexandre Lacazette returned to Ligue 1 side Lyon on a free transfer five years after he joined Arsenal for a then club record fee of 46.5 million pounds.
Premier League: Kai Havertz's late goal gave Chelsea an important win against Newcastle while Arsenal breezed past Leicester City 2-0 to claim three crucial points.
Premier League: With Mohamed Salah left on the bench from the start after his exertions at the Africa Cup of Nations and Sadio Mane still celebrating his success with Senegal, Jota took centre stage to continue his excellent season
Diogo Jota put Liverpool on course for Wembley with a first half strike and he clinched their berth with a late second goal in the semi-final second leg.
Patrick Vieira nearly enjoyed a dream return to Arsenal but Alexandre Lacazette's 96th minute equaliser salvaged a 2-2 draw for Mikel Arteta's side against Crystal Palace
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta criticised his side's inconsistency despite a fightback from three goals down to draw 3-3 at West Ham in the Premier League on Sunday.
Mikel Arteta hailed Arsenal's resilience as they avenged their FA Cup exit against Southampton with a 3-1 win in the Premier League rematch on Tuesday.
Mikel Arteta said the prospects for Arsenal's season are "completely different" after thrashing West Brom 4-0 to complete three Premier League wins in eight days.
Carabao Cup: Goals from Gabriel Jesus, Riyad Mahrez, Phil Foden and Aymeric Laporte helped Manchester City beat Arsenal 4-1 in the quarter-finals.
Jamie Vardy has made a habit of tormenting Arsenal and has now scored 11 goals in 12 Premier League games against them.