Manchester United's Phil Jones: FA Cup win would show right direction


Phil Jones told ESPN that a club like Manchester United should be winning the league plus another trophy to make the season a success.

Mourinho did at least steer United to runners-up spot behind a peerless Manchester City in the Premier League but Conte's Chelsea trailed in fifth and defeat in what is expected to be his final game in charge would be a bitter pill for the Italian.

Manchester Utd and Chelsea will lock horns in the final game of the FA Cup.

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Chelsea have been criticised in the past for not giving Lukaku a chance and the club have faced similar ridicule this season following the stunning campaigns of former players Mohamed Salah and Kevin De Bruyne. "About an hour, an hour and a half before that we find out the team", he said. I thought I wouldn't be fit for the final, then it came and I was, but the manager is probably thinking I had only just come back, could he trust my fitness in a game of that magnitude.

We'll be honest with this one - you would be doing EXTREMELY well to get all three.

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"I really don't think we're far away".

"But that's gone now, we have another final on Saturday against Manchester United to look forward to and we want to win it.

We have six days to change our approach, our desire, our will to fight because we can do much better".

"We trained well but naturally it was a very relaxed atmosphere, because we'd done all the hard work to win the league. We have to go and match that and beat them". There's certainly none of that - we know we didn't perform and this is the chance to win a title this year.

Starting that process with a trophy on Saturday would be a strong statement of intent from United, and give Mourinho the extra satisfaction of showing Conte how short-lived life as Chelsea manager under ruthless Russian owner Roman Abramovich can be.

Lukaku is battling to shake off an ankle injury but is expected to be available for the final.