Emery is set to make wholesale changes to his starting eleven with our key men given a rest following the hectic festive period so we should see the likes of Petr Cech, Stephan Lichtsteiner, Carl Jenkinson, Mohamed Elneny and Aaron Ramsey given recalls. "It is important also to prepare and respect every team, and then we can continue our way of improving and above all have a competitive mentality and a winning mentality".
He said: "It's brilliant for all of us who are involved".
"We'll need to play really well and maybe they'll need to be off it a little bit".
According to Emery, Ozil, Bellerin, Monreal, Shkodran Mustafi and Mkhitaryan remain serious doubts for the Blackpool clash because they all missed training on Friday morning due to injuries.
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League One Blackpool will again be without defenders Ollie Turton (hamstring) and Curtis Tilt (hip) for Arsenal's visit to Bloomfield Road.
Arsenal head to the game following a 4-1 victory over Fulham on Tuesday in the Premier League encounter.
Arsenal were eliminated at the third-round stage of the FA Cup last season - the first time they had been beaten at this stage since 1995-96.
The Gunners only just got past the Seasiders in the Carabao Cup earlier this season and, while I think even a weakened Gunners side will get through, it might be close.