Arsenal's Petr Cech bowed out from professional football on Wednesday and says rumours over his future added to the weight of the occasion.
Eden Hazard's brace marked his last Chelsea appearance with a bang, but the 2019 Europa League final will be remembered for other reasons.
Unai Emery and Maurizio Sarri have cast aside any doubts over Petr Cech and N'Golo Kante's readiness to feature in the Europa League final.
Unai Emery has not yet decided whether Petr Cech will play in the Europa League final against his former club Chelsea.
Despite being linked with a return to Chelsea, Jose Mourinho thinks Arsenal's Petr Cech will want to get one over the Blues in Baku.
David Luiz has heaped praise on Petr Cech but hopes to lift the Europa League in Baku at his expense.
Media reports have claimed Petr Cech will return to Chelsea in a director role, but the goalkeeper insists he has made no decision yet.
Nobody has kept more clean sheets in the Premier League than Petr Cech, but he is not thinking about overturning his decision to retire.
A Europa League final against Chelsea could be Petr Cech's final match as a player and he acknowledged it may be difficult emotionally.
Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey is set to join Juventus and he conceded leaving Arsenal was a wrench after more than a decade with the club.