As they prepare the town for the violent showdown that they know is coming, these seven mercenaries find themselves fighting for more than money.
Liverpool held on to prevail in a seven goal thriller at the Emirates Stadium. Theo Walcott opened the scoring for the Gunners, having already had a penalty saved, but Philippe Coutinho's magnificent freekick leveled in first half stoppage time.
The former Manchester United star became the first striker to score seven goals from ten matches - a record which was set during the 1957/ 1958 season when John Charles achieved it.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang netted his first hat-trick for the Gunners, as the Gabon striker partnered to score a magnificent seven goals in the semi-final destruction of his former club, Valencia.
Aaron Ramsey's instinctive flick gave Arsenal the lead just before the interval - but the game looked to have turned in the space of seven minutes before the hour.
Speaking to Ian Wright, Arteta said: "Coming into the club in that moment wasn't easy but you mention a key word which is 'energy' and I felt that the energy around the training ground and the stadium wasn't right for this magnificent club.
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10 Players who may have played last Premier League game for their clubs, including Arsenal, Tottenham and Manchester United stars
Willian has 33 goals in 226 appearances for the Blues and after failing to agree a new contract with the club he looks primed to move on after seven years.