Huge Lukaku boost for Mourinho

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"I don't think it will be a high-scoring game but the Cup Final should always be a showpiece", said Motson. "The cup final's going to be whoever performs on the day".

"Because I nearly do that all the time (win a trophy), when I don't do it, you (the media) kill me", said Mourinho on the prospect of going without a trophy in his second season at Old Trafford.

Moses sat that one out at St James' Park and has urged a diligent focus from his team-mates with silverware at stake.

Other names on the ball will include Wigan Athletic's Will Grigg, who scored the victor as the third-tier League One side shocked Premier League champions Manchester City in the fifth round.

"He always has surprises in the games he has played against us", Courtois told the London Evening Standard. If he plays well then Chelsea will have a real chance.

"Yes, looking back at last season the campaign went so well, like what you're seeing with Man City now", he added.

Chelsea centre-back Gary Cahill believes Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku will be tough to deal with in the FA Cup final, although he is not the only threat.

Huge Lukaku boost for Mourinho
Huge Lukaku boost for Mourinho

"It's definitely the worst feeling I've experienced in my career".

'We have six days to change our approach and desire and will to fight.

"I was here when we won the Premier League and League Cup in 2015, but this time I would feel more of a part of it because I've been playing regularly".

The names included represent goalscorers from every round, from the extra preliminary round through to the semi-finals, and include a selection of the season's most memorable and impactful strikes. A similar lack of goals lies in wait this year, but I think United will edge it as they've had a stronger scoring record in the big league games this season.

"A very organised game plan, for sure", Cahill said of how Mourinho will prepare United.

Former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho will be up against his old club at Wembley, but Christensen was quick to admit his gratitude towards the Portuguese for giving him his senior debut in 2014.

"What I won't miss as much is the painstaking amount of research that has to be done before a game".

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And that, right there, is the main reason why all non-Liverpool supporting football fans can be confident thinking about the final.

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