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Come on, Arsenal: You owe us!

Southampton need Arsenal to win the FA Cup today in order to be a part of the Europa League next season.

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Theo Walcott. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Calum Chambers. Three Southampton youth players taken away from the club at a young age to join Arsene Wenger up in North London.

It's fair to say there are a sizeable amount of Saints fans who aren't too fond of Arsenal. But, today will see Southampton fans across the land willing the Gunners on as they take on Aston Villa in the FA Cup final today.

In order for Southampton to taste European football for the first time since 2003, the South Coast club require Arsenal to beat their Birmingham-based foes today at Wembley.

This is the first time in many years which will see the runner-up not automatically earn a spot in Europa League qualifying. <!-- ######## START FLOATED VIDEO SNIPPET ######## -->

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As Aston Villa didn't finish the season in the top six of the Premier League table, the European football slot will go to them if they are fortunate enough to win. Should they lose, that Europa League berth will go to seventh place in the Premier League - the Saints.

So, join us in cheering Arsenal on to victory on this one-off occasion.

Come on, Arsenal! You owe us this for all the talent we've provided you over the years!