United red hot, Chelsea’s got the Blues heading into FA Cup

Antonio Conte and Jose Mourinho face off at Wembley as both managers go head to head for FA Cup glory.

The EPL season has concluded and neither club has won a piece of silverware this season, so the FA Cup represents the last—and only—remaining chance of success.

The Reds finished second in the league but were left disappointed in Europe when eliminated by Seville, while Chelsea will play in the Europa League next season after missing out on Champions League qualification with a 5th place finish.

Mourinho would love to win a trophy against his former club, especially after a seeing out a constant rift with Chelsea boss Conte the past 2 seasons. The Italian is likely to leave the west London club this summer.

Team news prior to the game will focus on Romelu Lukaku, who travelled to London on Wednesday with the team despite recovering from an ankle injury. Alexis Sanchez, on the other hand, has returned to fitness.

For Chelsea, David Luiz and Danny Drinkwater remain out, it’s unlikely for either to start the game regardless.

The game may well be seen as an audition for Willian, who has been closely linked with a move to Old Trafford this summer, but Mourinho already knows how good the Brazilian is and what difference he could make to the current United side.

Moreover, Chelsea fans will have their eyes on Anthony Martial, with the Frenchman allegedly moving in the opposite direction to Willian should a deal occur.

It’s unlikely the Frenchman will start in the final.

Prediction: Chelsea 0-2 Man United

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