27 February 2020

Chelsea boss Emma Hayes says she expects Arsenal to be 'aggressive' in Conti Cup final

Chelsea manager Emma Hayes has said she's expecting Arsenal to be 'aggressive' in the Continental League Cup final this weekend.

It will be the first time The Blues have made it to the final and is the only piece of silverware Hayes has failed to win.

She said: "This is Arsenal's trophy, the one they have dominated and won the most. They will defend the title with all their might. I expect a fight and an aggressive performance from them.

"I think it's shocking, we've fallen at the final hurdle every time, so to make this jump feels like unfinished business.

"This is a trophy we haven't won, I've seen the determination from the team this season that perhaps I haven't seen in previous years in this competition. It's one the team are desperate to get their hands on."

Chelsea v Arsenal kicks off on Saturday at 5.30pm at Nottingham Forest's City Ground.

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