Arsenal reached the semi-finals of the FA Cup for the third time in four seasons by comprehensively seeing off non-league outfit Lincoln City 5-0 at the Emirates Stadium.
The National League leaders knocked Oldham, Ipswich, Brighton, and Burnley out of the competition en route to the last eight, but Arsene Wenger’s Gunners were one step too far for the Imps, with Theo Walcott’s strike in first half injury-time proving to be their undoing.
That’s because the floodgates opened after the break, with goals from Olivier Giroud, Alexis Sanchez, and Aaron Ramsey, as well as an own goal from Luke Waterfall, sealing a comfortable victory for Wenger’s men, who will go on to face Manchester City in the semi-finals at Wembley.
Arsenal have given themselves a chance of a third FA Cup title in the past four years, and given that they are fifth in the Premier League, they may well finish in the top four for a 21st successive season under Wenger.
Nonetheless, this hasn’t prevented questions being asked of the Frenchman’s future at the Emirates, and with he yet to agree a new deal at the club, it looks set to be a massive few months for the Gunners and their manager.
With the FA Cup and the top four to play for, Wenger has some big games coming up between now and May, and here are THREE things he needs to change at the Emirates to save their season…