On Saturday, Mourinho’s men have the chance to do just that, by winning a record-equalling 13th FA Cup, which would, once more, make United the competition’s most successful club, alongside Arsenal.
Cahill admits that those celebrations may have encouraged a relaxed atmosphere, but, with his side struggling in the final two games of the season, he admits that it feels different this time around. “(Cesar) Azpilicueta set (Alvaro) Morata up once again for a great goal”. The second they came face to face was the game played at Man Utd’s home ground where The Reds registered a 2-1 victory over Chelsea.
Phil Jones says beating Chelsea in the FA Cup final would give Manchester United a huge boost as they plot to depose Manchester City as Premier League champions.
Manchester United have approached Chelsea to discuss the possibility of signing one of their star men in Willian this summer, according to a report. The Blues failed miserably this season in the Premier League to finish top-4.
Mourinho will find it hard to strike a deal with Chelsea, however, particularly after the backlash from the Blues fans following the sale of midfielder, Nemanja Matic to Manchester United last summer.
“But we’re back in another final and I’m looking forward to it”.
Chelsea’s season has been marred by Conte’s public feud with the club’s hierarchy over their failure to back his transfer plans, as well as reports that many players have grown exhausted of the intense Italian’s demanding training regime. This game has so much at stakes for both the teams.
Mourinho has been unwilling to make any additions to his attacking options in the upcoming window, but the Manchester United manager is willing to make an exception for Willian.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has explained what he admires about his rival Jose Mourinho, with whom he has had several public spats over the years.
Marcus Rashford, Juan Mata, Alexis Sanchez and Anthony Martial all started there at various points this season, to little success.