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Mikel Arteta believes convincing players to join Arsenal will not be difficult even if their impressive FA Cup semi-final win against Manchester City does not lead to European qualification.

A goal in each half from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyangknocked out the holders . If Arsenal go on to beat Chelsea in the FA Cup final, Europa League football will be secured and they also have an outside chance of qualifying via the league.

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