Photos: The build-up to Arsenal v Reading at Wembley

Arsenal are preparing to take on Reading in the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley on Saturday afternoon

Arsenal are preparing to do battle with Reading at Wembley on Saturday afternoon as the Gunners look to reach the FA Cup final.

The north London side head into the clash in fine domestic form, having won eight successive games in the Premier League to move up to second place in the table.

Arsene Wenger’s men also boast a 100 per cent record against Saturday’s opponents, with the Gunners having won all of their previous encounters with the Championship side.

The preparations at Wembley were well and truly under way on Saturday afternoon as the two sides prepare to battle it out for a place in May’s showpiece.

Liverpool take on Aston Villa at Wembley on Sunday in the other FA Cup semi-final.

Here are some of the best photos from Wembley in the build-up to Saturday’s last-four clash in north London.

Sir Alex Ferguson Liverpool FC
Photos: Sir Alex Ferguson reacts to Man United’s 5-0 loss to Liverpool FC
Jurgen Klopp
Rivaldo urges Leeds United star Raphinha to move to Liverpool FC
Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger delivers his verdict on Man United after Liverpool FC thrashing
Jamie Carragher
Jamie Carragher reacts to ‘special’ Liverpool FC’s 5-0 thrashing of Man United
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Mark Lawrenson states his prediction for Man United v Liverpool FC
Sir Alex Ferguson Liverpool FC
Photos: Sir Alex Ferguson reacts to Man United’s 5-0 loss to Liverpool FC
Jurgen Klopp
Rivaldo urges Leeds United star Raphinha to move to Liverpool FC
Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger delivers his verdict on Man United after Liverpool FC thrashing
Jamie Carragher
Jamie Carragher reacts to ‘special’ Liverpool FC’s 5-0 thrashing of Man United
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Mark Lawrenson states his prediction for Man United v Liverpool FC
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature