The outcome of the FA Cup final on Saturday will be the decider on whether this was a successful season for Arsenal or simply another forgettable one, with smatterings of nightmarish events throughout.

Arsene Wenger finally has a chance to end the club’s trophy hoodoo, which has haunted them since 2005 and has become an unwanted banner for the move to the Emirates stadium. It goes without saying that there is an enormous amount riding on this cup final against Hull.

Arsenal have been in good form going into the match, but you’d usually disregard league form when it comes to one-offs like cup finals. Giant killings haven’t been consigned to history just yet.

But if Arsenal are to emerge from the game victorious and with a piece of silverware in hand, these are the six things they must do.

Click on Steve Bruce to see SIX things Arsenal must do if they are to avoid embarrassment on Saturday

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