Arsenal have recently been deploying a 3-4-2-1 for the latter parts of the season, and the formation has been a success for the North London club, as Arsenal have only lost once since changing to the formation.
"It will not be my last match anyway because no matter what happens I will stay in football".
Arsenal captain Per Mertesacker may be called upon by manager Arsene Wenger, though he has made only one appearance all season - coming off the bench against Everton - following fitness issues.
The Frenchman also added that German centre-back Shkodran Mustafi has not resumed training after developing concussion-like symptoms following the win over Sunderland last week. I want to win the cup for my club.
"I feel like I'm coping pretty well and have had no major reaction with my knee", he said.
"I don't think I will match him on that front", Wenger said. It was a bittersweet moment for me because you know you've played your part to get there.
"I'm French, we've lived in a emergency state for a long time now and it not visible what the police are doing, usually".
His ongoing contract situation has alerted a number of Europe's elite sides, including Premier League rivals Chelsea and Manchester City, who are believed to be keen to offer him an escape route. I owe it to this team and to this club.
In more positive team news, Wenger said Alexis Sanchez is "OK" after struggling with a thigh problem, while Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is also in contention after returning from a hamstring problem.