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FA Cup final ball to feature the names of 137 goalscorers

17 May 2018

"Last season in the Cup final we didn't switch off".

With crosstown rivals Spurs playing their home games at Wembley Stadium for the entirety of the 2017-18 season, they were bound to have some teething problems and the Blues took full advantage as they edged the Lilywhites 2-1.

"To be honest, I just want to play my football", he added. At present, it feels like a number of players are being held back.

"But if you want to be negative, you can always be negative".

Forget about that couple getting married because Saturday afternoon is for the FA Cup final.

Chelsea's abject 3-0 capitulation against a very ordinary Newcastle United side at St James's Park all but extinguished the last flickering flames of support among the fans for beleaguered boss Antonio Conte. "That's what it's about - training, preparing well this week and getting ready to go into a huge game at the weekend". "The reality is the change [of clubs] has been very, very hard for me".

"Now I am used to it, I know what to expect. This is like we are going into it to save the season".

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     Neymar has been linked to a move to Man Utd
GETTY Neymar has been linked to a move to Man Utd

Mourinho, meanwhile, said last month he had hoped to sign a Brazilian player this summer, though conceded it may not be Willian. I'll go there and give everything I've got.

"I enjoyed that time".

"I think we've become a bit idealistic about what the football was at times under Sir Alex".

Cahill played alongside a younger Lukaku in his time at Stamford Bridge, and he admits that he understands his struggles for game time after coming to an elite club at such a young age.

"They've competed well in every game and won games where you're thinking they probably would have drawn". But a sense of malaise has set in at Old Trafford over the past year and that has started to manifest itself in the performance of many players at the club.

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

Moses, who was sent off in the last season's final against Arsenal at Wembley, said he hopes to be the match victor to erase the memory which he described as career worst so far.

FA Cup final ball to feature the names of 137 goalscorers