Chelsea suffer considerable team-news blow ahead of FA Cup final

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Manchester United manager José Mourinho has confirmed that Belgium global Romelu Lukaku could be forced to miss the FA Cup final against Chelsea next month after the 24-year-old hobbled off the pitch with a foot injury against Arsenal.

"We have the three points, we are sure to participate in the Champions League".

There were fears that he would be ruled out of the FA Cup final against former employers Chelsea, but it looks as though he will be fit to play.

"We have been second for quite a lot of the season and it is nice to be able to rubber stamp the Champions League qualification".

"But enough to be stable, win some trophies, reach some finals, but we need more".

"If we can finish with the number of points we know we can, then it is a different season and that points total that would have won us the league, but it is not to be". When I won the Champions League I say the Champions League is most important for me. We have to win more games than we have done.

The 20-time English top flight winners are still yet to secure second place behind champions Man City, though they could take a step towards doing just that if they beat Brighton & Hove Albion in their next match on Friday. The full-back, however, is delighted that Jose Mourinho's side have sent a late-term message about the intentions next August.

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It was Arsene Wenger's last game for Arsenal at Old Trafford, and Mourinho said a draw would have perhaps been fair.

Team-mate Ashley Young says United must win the cup and lay down a marker for next season.

"Man United get harshly criticised because they're Man United and one of the biggest clubs in the world", Savage told BBC Sport.

The England ace said: "We want to keep winning".

"We needed somebody who could give us something different to replace Lukaku's height and power and aerial game", the 55-year-old added.

"I am almost 33 now, and getting on a bit, but I still have that hunger and desire to go out and playing every game".

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