FA Cup Final: When and where to watch the game this Saturday

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

"That was my first start this season and we played a great game against Tottenham (Hotspur)", Christensen was quoted as saying by the club website.

Having missed out on Champions League football for next season, many expect the Wembley showpiece to be the Italian's final match in charge at Stamford Bridge, regardless of the outcome.

Gareth Southgate's 23-man selection was revealed at 2pm on Wednesday afternoon, with the United trio included.

The FA has used the names of 137 goalscorers from this season's competition on the cup final ball to be used at the 137th edition of the final.

"We'll always have our critics because we're Man United and ultimately it's been like that since I've been here, but it shows that we're moving in the right direction under him (Mourinho)".

Anthony Martial and Marouane Fellaini
GETTY Anthony Martial and Marouane Fellaini are doubts for Chelsea clash

"The fire - you have it or you don't have it and on Saturday we have to make sure everyone is on top of their game".

Perhaps not quite in the league of LeBron James, but Christensen still has an excellent memory as he recalled, "I remember the pitch was heavy and it was raining, it was a big battle". But, although United finished with 12 more points than last term and secured our highest league finish since 2012/13, the prospect of silverware makes Saturday's clash against the Blues a season-defining one. "Not afraid to try to make things to happen, when he feels that he's not as unsafe as you'd like him to be, he drops back, he tries things, he tries to come to building-up areas".

"They've competed well in every game and won games where you're thinking they probably would have drawn".

"I'd just say to Chelsea fans, last week at Newcastle was disappointing, but that game had zero importance in the end because Liverpool won", he said.

United will train at Fulham's Motspur Park training ground over the next couple of days as they prepare for their FA Cup final showdown.

However, Courtois is confident the recent results will have no impact on their preparations for the final at Wembley Stadium.

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